how to pronounce slicker


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slicker is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of slicker in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… next there you go can a slicker system …”

meanings of slicker


  1. One who or that which slicks.
  2. A person who is perceived as clever, urbane and possibly disreputable. (abbreviation of city slicker.).
  3. A symmetrical knife with a handle at each end, used for burnishing leather.
  4. A brush for grooming a cat and removing loose fur.
  5. A two-handled tool for finishing concrete or mortar; a darby.
  6. A waterproof coat or jacket.
  7. A curved tool for smoothing the surfaces of a mould after the withdrawal of the pattern.
  8. A swindler or conman.


  1. To spread mashed manure on fields as a form of fertilization.
  2. To smooth or slick.
  3. To con or hoodwink.
  4. To slither, as on a slick surface.
  5. To use a slicker on.


  1. Comparative form of slick: more slick.

slicker frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word slicker occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics slicker can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that slicker can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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