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slip·py

 (slĭp′ē)
adj.
Slippery.

slip′pi·ly adv.

slippy

(ˈslɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
1. informal or dialect another word for slippery1, slippery2
2. informal Brit alert; quick
ˈslippiness n

slip•py

(ˈslɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
Informal. slippery.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slippy - causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
smooth - having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"
Translations

slippy

[ˈslɪpɪ] ADV (Brit) to be slippy; look slippy about itdarse prisa, menearse
look slippy!¡menearse!
we shall have to look slippytendremos que darnos prisa

slippy

adj (inf)
(= slippery)glatt
(esp Brit) to look slippyeinen Zahn zulegen (inf)(about sth bei etw); … and look slippy (about it)!und zwar flott or ein bisschen dalli! (inf)

slippy

[ˈslɪpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → scivoloso/a
References in periodicals archive ?
There is also a four-wheel lock switch which, when we took the Koleos off road, proved very effective in getting us up the steepest, muddiest, slippiest hill.
It will look brilliant at the school gates, in the supermarket car park and, of course, with the all-wheel drive, you also have the option of taking it on to the slippiest, rain-sodden sports field.
We were treated to a collection of iconic moments from Disney's catalogue of classics, which were played out beautifully on the slippiest of surfaces (high fives to all involved for staying mostly upright, throughout by the way) .
Gavin rightly has a reputation of being the slippiest and foxiest boxer in the country and he needed all of his wily skills to get out of this mess.
I'd not put a foot wrong all day despite it being the slippiest it's ever been in Grizedale and was well on the way to winning when something like this happens.
The latest generation of 4x4s use sophisticated electronics to aid traction in the slippiest of conditions and Volvo's XC60 is one of the most advanced.
21 IT was the slippiest of banana skins, so credit to Coventry for coming out on top in a typically tense Championship derby at Sharmans Cross Road.
And if that wasn't enough, the might of the Range Rover was then put to the test on a wet handling circuit, demonstrating its electronically controlled dynamic systems can cope with the slippiest conditions.