slicker

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Etymology 1[edit]

From slick (adjective)

Adjective[edit]

slicker

  1. comparative form of slick: more slick

Etymology 2[edit]

From slick (to smooth or make slick) +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

slicker (plural slickers)

  1. One who or that which slicks.
  2. A waterproof coat or jacket.
  3. A person who is perceived as clever, urbane and possibly disreputable. (abbreviation of city slicker.)
  4. A kind of burnisher for leather.
  5. (metalworking) A curved tool for smoothing the surfaces of a mould after the withdrawal of the pattern.

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