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slicker in Clothes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslickerslick‧er /ˈslɪkə $ -ər/ noun [countable] American English 🔊 🔊 DCCa coat made of smooth shiny material that keeps out the rain
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slickerBallet definitely didn't jell with the image of super-macho, cool-as-ice City slicker.Roadshows get slicker - at the fun ones shareholders enter quizzes and win safaris.My plastic slicker had snagged and torn.Another kneaded the balled-up rain slicker in his hands.This lovely pin stripe looks a lot sexier on our slinky slicker than stretched across some tycoon's big tum.This is another annoying trend among some of the slicker glossies: leaving page numbers out whenever they feel like it.We were the slickers finding loopholes in the law to turn criminals back on the streets.