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slicker

noun slick·er \ˈsli-kər\

: a long, loose raincoat

Full Definition of SLICKER

1
[2slick] :  oilskin; broadly :  raincoat
2
[slick to defraud cleverly]
a (1) :  a clever crook :  swindler
(2) :  slickster
b :  a city dweller especially of natty appearance or sophisticated mannerisms

Examples of SLICKER

  1. <he put on his slicker and boots and headed out into the rain>
  2. <dressed in their designer duds, the out-of-state slickers stood out amongst the locals at the harvest supper>

First Known Use of SLICKER

1881

Related to SLICKER

Synonyms
mac (or mack) [British], mackintosh (also macintosh) [chiefly British], oilskin, raincoat, waterproof [chiefly British]
Antonyms
bumpkin, hick, provincial, rustic, yokel

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