slippery - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate slippery

slippery is hyphenated as slip-per-y

How to pronounce slippery

slippery is pronounced ´s lɪp ər ēː

Number of syllables in slippery

The number of syllables in slippery is 3

What part of speech in slippery?

slippery is an adjective

How common in the word slippery?

slippery is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does slippery convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'slippery'

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Common collocations before 'slippery'

across, along, blood, down, floor, hand, like, made, making, over, smooth, through, water, way, wet

Common collocations of 'slippery'

across, along, any, blood, body, cold, down, felt, finger, floor, good, hand, it, like, made, making, only, over, smooth, something, through, turn, very, want, warm, wash, water, way, wet, word

Words with similar spelling to slippery

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Common Noun Collocations of slippery

account, bank, bark, blood, concept, deck, edge, eel, elm, floor, foot, glass, grind, hold, ice, jut, path, pavement, place, road, rock, side, slope, step, stone, surface, term, thing, touch, word

Common Verb Collocations of slippery

be, become, can, climb, cling, cover, cross, deal, descend, fall, feel, find, form, grope, have, hold, know, lead, make, owe, put, render, round, set, slide, stand, walk, will, 're, 's

Common Adjective Collocations of slippery

call, damp, dangerous, dark, elm, foul, green, hard, long, loose, moist, muddy, narrow, rough, rugged, sea, slimy, small, smooth, snowy, so, soft, steep, sticky, such, uncertain, wet, white, Ulmus, non

Common Conjunction Collocations of slippery

and, but, or

Lists containing slippery

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Synonyms of 'acute'
Synonyms of 'adipose'
Synonyms of 'ambidextrous'
Synonyms of 'amoral'
Synonyms of 'arch'
Synonyms of 'artful'
Synonyms of 'astute'
Synonyms of 'blubbery'
Synonyms of 'cagey'
Synonyms of 'calculating'
Synonyms of 'canny'
Synonyms of 'clever'
Synonyms of 'corrupt'
Synonyms of 'crafty'
Synonyms of 'criminal'
Synonyms of 'critical'
Synonyms of 'crooked'
Synonyms of 'cunning'
Synonyms of 'dangerous'
Synonyms of 'dark'
Synonyms of 'deceitful'
Synonyms of 'deceptive'
Synonyms of 'deep'
Synonyms of 'delicate'
Synonyms of 'designing'
Synonyms of 'desultory'
Synonyms of 'devious'
Synonyms of 'diplomatic'
Synonyms of 'dishonest'
Synonyms of 'dishonorable'
Synonyms of 'double'
Synonyms of 'doubtful'
Synonyms of 'dubious'
Synonyms of 'elusive'
Synonyms of 'evasive'
Synonyms of 'false'
Synonyms of 'fat'
Synonyms of 'fatty'
Synonyms of 'feline'
Synonyms of 'felonious'
Synonyms of 'fishy'
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Common Adjective Collocations of greased
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Common Adjective Collocations of muddy
Common Adjective Collocations of pavement
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Common Adjective Collocations of slope
Common Adjective Collocations of sliding
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Common Adjective Collocations of underfoot
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