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slicker

1 [slik-er]
noun
1.
a long, loose oilskin raincoat.
2.
any raincoat.
3.
Informal.
a.
a swindler; a sly cheat.

Origin:
1880–85; slick1 + -er1

slickered, adjective
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slicker

2 [slik-er]
noun
a tool, usually of stone or glass, for scraping, smoothing, and working tanning agents into a skin or hide.

Origin:
1850–55; slick2 + -er1

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slicker (ˈslɪkə)
 
n
1.  informal a sly or untrustworthy person (esp in the phrase city slicker)
2.  (US), (Canadian) a shiny raincoat, esp an oilskin
3.  a small trowel used for smoothing the surfaces of a mould
 
'slickered
 
adj

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slicker
1884, "waterproof raincoat," from slick (v.); sense of "clever and crafty person" is from 1900.
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