Slipperily Slip"per*i*ly, adv. In a slippery manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • slipperily — adverb In a slippery manner …   Wiktionary

  • slipperily — slip·per·i·ly …   English syllables

  • slipperily — ˈslip(ə)rə̇lē adverb : in a slippery manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • slickly — adverb In a slick manner, slipperily …   Wiktionary

  • slippery — adjective (slipperier, slipperiest) 1》 difficult to hold firmly or stand on through being smooth, wet, or slimy. 2》 (of a person) evasive and unpredictable.     ↘(of a word or concept) changing in meaning according to context or point of view.… …   English new terms dictionary

  • slippery — adj. 1 difficult to hold firmly because of smoothness, wetness, sliminess, or elusive motion. 2 (of a surface) difficult to stand on, causing slips by its smoothness or muddiness. 3 unreliable, unscrupulous, shifty. 4 (of a subject) requiring… …   Useful english dictionary

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