Teflon

[ tef-lon ]
/ ˈtɛf lɒn /

Trademark.

a fluorocarbon polymer with slippery, nonsticking properties; polytetrafluoroethylene.

adjective

characterized by imperviousness to blame or criticism: a Teflon politician.

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Teflon
/ (ˈtɛflɒn) /

noun

trademark polytetrafluoroethylene, when used in nonstick cooking vessels

adjective

facetious denoting the ability to evade blamethe Teflon president
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