Examples of slicker in a Sentence
he put on his slicker and boots and headed out into the rain
dressed in their designer duds, the out-of-state slickers stood out amongst the locals at the harvest supper
Recent Examples of slicker from the Web
The decrease in drag is probably a result of a smaller, slicker baseball with lower seams.
Lack of moisture makes baseballs slicker and gives them a higher coefficient of restitution, or liveliness.
Larger, slicker firms sell chicks and veterinary services to smaller outfits.
Not only has Android become way slicker than before, but Apple has started to put out buggier software, annoying iPhone and iPad users.
One possible explanation for his brutal performance: Tom Verducci reported not long after Darvish’s start that the baseballs used in the series were slicker than those from the regular season, keeping pitchers from getting a good grip.
The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the wavy, more textured side.
As a slope cracks and begins to slide, the forces holding the mass of soil and rocks in place weaken and the underground surface the mass is sliding on — usually a weak layer of soil — gets slicker.
The small Danish city on the rugged Jutland Peninsula has long played second fiddle to its slicker sister city, Copenhagen.
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First Known Use of slicker
SLICKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of slicker for English Language Learners
: a long, loose raincoat
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