1. slippery

adjective. ['ˈslɪpɝi, ˈslɪpri'] causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide.


  • lubricious
  • slippy
  • slithery
  • slithering
  • slimy
  • smooth
  • sliding
  • slimed
  • slipping
  • nonstick


  • rough
  • artless
  • dull
  • roughness

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Rhymes with Slippery

  • cipri

Sentences with slippery

1. Adjective
These boards have a smooth surface that will become too slippery to stand on in the water without wax.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Too much oil with only make skin slippery.

Quotes about slippery

1. I need a Caution: Slippery When Wet sign, because I just spilled my ego all over the floor.
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

2. I walked down the hall and saw that [she] was sitting on the floor next to a chair. This is always a bad sign. It's a slippery slope, and it's best just to sit in chairs, to eat when hungry, to sleep and rise and work. But we have all been there. Chairs are for people, and you're not sure if you are one.
- Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You

3. Cram them full of non-combustible data, chock them so damned full of 'facts' they feel stuffed, but absolutely 'brilliant' with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll get a sense of motion without moving. And they’ll be happy, because facts of that sort don’t change. Don’t give them any slippery stuff like philosophy or sociology to tie things up with. That way lies melancholy.
- Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

2. slippery

adjective. ['ˈslɪpɝi, ˈslɪpri'] not to be trusted.


  • tricky
  • untrustworthy


  • implausible
  • unsexy
  • good