AskDefine | Define slicker

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1 a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof [syn: oilskin]
2 a person with good manners and stylish clothing
3 someone who leads you to believe something that is not true [syn: deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler]

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  1. comparative of slick


  1. A waterproof coat or jacket.
  2. A person who is perceived as clever, urbane and possibly disreputable. (abbreviation of city slicker.)

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abradant, abrasive, bunco artist, bunco steerer, burnish, cardsharp, cardsharper, carpetbagger, cheat, cheater, city slicker, con artist, con man, confidence man, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, crimp, defrauder, diddler, double-dealer, flimflammer, gypper, horse coper, horse trader, jackleg, land pirate, land shark, land-grabber, lawn-roller, man of experience, man-about-town, mortgage shark, mountebank, pettifogger, pitchman, polish, roller, shark, sharp, sharper, sharpie, shortchanger, shyster, sleeker, smooth, smoother, sophisticate, spieler, swindler, trickster
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