adjective, slippier, slippiest.
Chiefly British. quick; alert; sharp.
adjective -pier, -piest
(informal or dialect) another word for slippery (sense 1), slippery (sense 2)
(Brit, informal) alert; quick
slip something over on someone
noun, Australian. 1. one of a horizontal set of fence rails that can be removed easily to leave a gateway.
noun, Electricity. 1. a metal ring, usually of copper or cast iron, mounted so that current may be conducted through stationary brushes into or out of a rotating member. noun 1. (electrical engineering) a metal ring, mounted on but insulated from a rotating shaft of a motor or generator, by means of which current can […]
- Slip road
noun 1. (Brit) a short road connecting a motorway, etc, to another road
verb (used without object), slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to lose one’s foothold, as on a smooth surface: She slipped on the icy ground. 3. to move, slide, or start […]