Synonyms & Antonyms of slicker

1 a coat made of water-resistant material
  • he put on his slicker and boots and headed out into the rain

Synonyms for slicker

Words Related to slicker

2 a person with the outlook, experience, and manners thought to be typical of big city dwellers
  • dressed in their designer duds, the out-of-state slickers stood out amongst the locals at the harvest supper

Synonyms for slicker

Words Related to slicker

Antonyms for slicker

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about slicker

Time Traveler for slicker

Time Traveler

The first known use of slicker was in 1881

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Slicker.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on slicker

Dictionary: Definition of slicker

Nglish: Translation of slicker for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of slicker for Arabic Speakers

Comments on slicker

What made you want to look up slicker? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three bears two of them look like theyre whispering to a third bear who looks chuffed to be the center of attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!