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slippy

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Pronunciation: /ˈslɪpi
 
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Definition of slippy in English:

adjective (slippier, slippiest)

informal
Slippery: the towpath was slippy with mud slippy tyres
More example sentences
  • Some natural floor coverings are unsuitable for stairs as they can become polished and slippy with use.
  • He told the Gazette: ‘It was a bit misty on top, a bit boggy and the rocks were a bit slippy as well, but the mist cleared.’
  • We were very shocked when we arrived I have no idea how he managed to stay up there because the roof was damp and very slippy.

Phrases

look (or be) slippy

1
British dated Be quick: look slippy, the coal’s being delivered

Derivatives

slippiness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • And varying chemical groups and molecular weight can tweak the viscosity and slippiness of the product.
  • With regards to the slippiness of the stainless, will it be any more slippy than a tiled floor?
  • She asked if the road was bad, and I said I hadn't felt any slippiness yet, but was driving with extra caution.

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