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slippy

[slip-ee] /ˈslɪp i/
adjective, slippier, slippiest.
1.
Informal. slippery.
2.
Chiefly British. quick; alert; sharp.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; slip1 + -y1
Related forms
slippiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slip pier

slippy

/ˈslɪpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
(informal or dialect) another word for slippery (sense 1), slippery (sense 2)
2.
(Brit, informal) alert; quick
Derived Forms
slippiness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for slip pier

slip something over on someone

verb phrase

To deceive someone; con, flimflam: You can't slip this fraud over on the whole town

[1912+; fr baseball, ''to pitch the ball deceptively over the plate'']


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