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slippery

US [ˈslɪp(ə)ri]
UK [ˈslɪpəri]
  • adj.滑的;滑得抓不住(或站不稳、难以行走)的;油滑的;滑头滑脑的
  • Web滑溜的;狡猾的;光滑的
Comparative Degree:slipperier  Superlative:slipperiest  
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adj.
1.
滑的;滑得抓不住(或站不稳、难以行走)的difficult to hold or to stand or move on, because it is smooth, wet or polished
slippery like a fish
滑得像条鱼似的
In places the path can be wet and slippery.
这条小径有些路段又湿又滑。
His hand was slippery with sweat.
他的手汗津津的。
2.
(informal)
油滑的;滑头滑脑的;靠不住的that you cannot trust
Don't believe what he says─he's a slippery customer.
他说什么你可别信,他是个滑头的家伙。
3.
(informal)
难以应对的;棘手的difficult to deal with and that you have to think about carefully
Freedom is a slippery concept(= because its meaning changes according to your point of view) .
自由是一个难以明确的概念。

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