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

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as in cosmopolitan
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

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“Slicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slicker. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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