[ loo-bri-kuhs ]
/ ˈlu brɪ kəs /
(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
Words nearby lubricous
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Example sentences from the Web for lubricous
This last she did, with some lubricous staple of her own discovery, applying it with the ball of her thumb.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore