[ loo-bri-kuhs ]
/ ˈlu brɪ kəs /
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(of a surface, coating, etc.) having an oily smoothness; slippery.
unstable; shifty; fleeting.
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Origin of lubricous
1525–35; <Latin lūbricus slippery, Late Latin: unstable
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH lubricouslubricious, lubricous
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