glat, fedtet, slibrig
Adjective(1) causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide(2) not to be trusted
(1) All this may be true, but these are slippery words.(2) But the slippery term keeps expanding to encompass more and more groups.(3) The Right will see how political spin and slippery personalities can sell questionable character to the voters.(4) Clarifying this slippery concept, however, suggests that the most important changes pointed to by postmodernism are political.(5) The fabricated nature of a dispute as a precondition for the admissibility of a referral is a slippery concept, not without dangerous pitfalls.(6) Simplicity is a slippery concept, but the best technologies can be learned by looking at the input device, not by studying a manual.(7) It creaked beneath his feet and he ignored the slippery surface.(8) I firmly believe the answer is no, if one wants to retain any meaningful working definition of the slippery concept of consciousness.(9) He's being a slippery character who fails to show any sign of remorse or even responsibility for his work.(10) But ideas turn around, they are as slippery as eels, and it's easy to lose control of them.(11) The slippery concept of postmodernism is sometimes applied to all the above ideologies.(12) It's a nuanced world we live in, and responsibility is such a slippery concept.(13) It was much harder to tackle him down, partly because he was so slippery .(14) It's unwise to charge up a hill at full speed but conserving momentum is crucial to avoid getting caught out by the slippery surface.(15) Governments of course always claim to be acting in the national interest, but it's a very slippery term.(16) These money men are as practised in the art of the ├ö├ç├┐spin├ö├ç├û as the most slippery politician.
(1) slippery road :: glat vej
1. icy ::
2. evasive ::
3. slippy ::
4. tricky ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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"When are roadways most SLIPPERY?"
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 5
so, I'm one SLIPPERY horror
ahead of you.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 21
No. No, this is a SLIPPERY slope, Leonard.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 9
For the tenth time,
my mittens were SLIPPERY!
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 12
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