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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 ?
I could hear a few of their players saying it was slippy but I didn't see anyone slipping or making a mistake due to the surface so when Craig called our manager in at half-time we were all surprised.
This did not light up the cubicles, and as the floor was slippy it was rather dangerous.
The surface was slippy and greasy and anything could have happened.