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British English: /ˈslɪp(ə)ri/
American English: /ˈslɪp(ə)ri/

Translation of slippery in German:


  • 1 (causing slipping) the shoes are slippery
    die Schuhe haben [sehr] glatte Sohlen
    be on a slippery path or slope [figurative]
    auf einem verhängnisvollen Weg sein
  • 2 (elusive)
    wendig (Spieler)
    (shifty) aalglatt [pejorative]
    (unreliable) windig [informal]
    he is a slippery customer
    er ist aalglatt [pejorative]
    as slippery as an eel
    aalglatt [pejorative]
  • 3 [figurative] (delicate)
    heikel (Thema, Fall)

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