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Slicker appears in the following tongue twister:

  • If you stick a stock of liquor in your locker
    it is slick to stick a lock upon your stock
    or some joker who is slicker
    is going to trick you of your liquor
    if you fail to lock your liquor with a lock.

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun slicker:

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Definition of the noun slicker

What does slicker mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: slickers

  1. a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
  2. a person with good manners and stylish clothing
  3. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Alternative definition of the noun slicker


  1. A waterproof coat or jacket.
  2. A person who is perceived as clever, urbane and possibly disreputable. (abbreviation of city slicker.)


Who is Slicker?

Slicker a.k.a. John Hughes III is a musician and film score composer.


  1. Slicker is a fictional character from the 1952 film Kangaroo.
  2. Slicker is a fictional character from the 1961 film All in a Night's Work.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Slicker

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Google previewThe North American Lobster in the Classroom (2009)

by George Smith Publishing

It is very uncomfortable to be out all day lobstering with wet or damp clothing, so the slicker is a neces- sary item of clothing. The verb “lobstering” refers to any task that involves capturing lobsters. A typical lobster boat has a crew of two: a ...

Google previewHigh Tide at Midnight (2013)

Herb Stephens by Herb Stephens

The crew believes Slicker is the older of the two. It could be a mother daughter situation, but none of them is a marine biologist, so they just have to surmise. Lightning is now dancing across the water. Rain has started, but still is not too hard.

Google previewWHEN A SPARROW FALLS (2015)

by Aubrey Morris; Roger Morris

” “Your slicker is a mite bloody. Maybe.

Google previewBuenos Aires and the Best of Argentina Alive! (1999)

by Arnold Greenberg, Linda Tristan

An umbrella or light rain slicker is a good idea if you're travelling during the summer. W« P>iee Scdt $200+ $120+ Deluxe: . Expensive: Moderate: ...

Google preview50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology , Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI Reviews

City slicker: City slicker is an idiomatic expression for someone accustomed toa cityor urban lifestyle and unsuitedto life inthe country. The term was typically used asaterm of derision by rural Americans who regarded them with amusement.

Google previewChannels of Discourse, Reassembled (2010)

Television and Contemporary Criticism by Robert C. Allen

The theme of the backwoodsman versus the city slicker is a common one in American folklore and in other ...

Google previewHunter-trader-trapper (1912)

pommel slicker is a coat designed for riders to cover both saddle and rider when riding horseback. It has an extension gusset in the back which permits it being opened out so it will cover the entire saddle. It is also made in extra long and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Founding and Dictionary of Foundry Terms Used in the Practice of Moulding (1894)

by Simpson Bolland

Slate 398 Slicker. Slag-wool.— See Mineral Cotton. Slate. — A highly metamorphosed clay rock, consisting ing essentially of clay. The particles are so mechanically arranged that it splits into plates that are independent of the layers of deposit, ...

Google previewUre's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1878)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure, Robert Hunt

After the blackening, it is necessary to rub a small quantity of oil or dubbing over the blackened surface, then turning the oiled grain toward the table, a sharp slicker is used on the flesh side ; the leather sticks to the table by means of the oil, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The -wooden part is grasped in both hands, and the blade is half rubbed and half scraped over the surface of the leather in successive strokes, the angle of the slicker being a continuation of the angle which the thrust out arms of the worker ...

Google previewMartha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts (2012)

by Martha Stewart Living Magazine

slicker. shower. curtain. Brighten a children's bathroom with a cheerful shower curtainthat consists oftwocolors of waterproof fabric sewnback to back.The curtain shown ismadeof canary- yellow matte vinyl and laminated denim. Because ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

The steel slicker or stretching- iron is rounded off at the corners and scraped upon the surface of the leather, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Slicker Than Your Average (Wildstar/Atlantic 2002), The Story Goes... (Warners 2005).

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms (1998)

2,000 Essential Terms for Sailors & Powerboaters by John Rousmaniere

foul-weather gear, slicker, oilers, oilies ...

Google previewRSMeans Illustrated Construction Dictionary (2012)

by RSMeans

darby (derby, derby float, derby slicker) A hand float or trowel, about 4′ long, used by concrete finishers and plasterers in preliminary floatingand leveling operations. The floatis usually made ofwood or aluminum and has either oneor ...

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Scrabble value of S1L1I1C3K5E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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