slithery

adjective slith·ery \ ˈsli-t͟hə-rē \

Definition of slithery

: having a slippery surface, texture, or quality

Examples of slithery in a Sentence

  1. She wore a sexy, slithery dress.

  2. low tide exposes a stretch of beach strewn with seaweed and slithery rocks

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First Known Use of slithery

circa 1825


SLITHERY Defined for English Language Learners

slithery

adjective

Definition of slithery for English Language Learners

  • : having an unpleasantly slippery surface, feeling, or quality

  • : having a flowing and smooth look or way of moving


SLITHERY Defined for Kids

slithery

adjective slith·ery \ ˈsli-t͟hə-rē \

Definition of slithery for Students

: having a slippery surface, texture, or quality

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