slippy

[ slip-ee ]
/ ˈslɪp i /

adjective, slip·pi·er, slip·pi·est.

Informal. slippery.
Chiefly British. quick; alert; sharp.

Origin of slippy

First recorded in 1540–50; slip1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM slippy

slip·pi·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slippy

slippy
/ (ˈslɪpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

informal, or dialect another word for slippery (def. 1), slippery (def. 2)
British informal alert; quick

Derived forms of slippy

slippiness, noun
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