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“… 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.