скользкий; увертливый; ненадежный; беспринципный
- The Americans go for the "slippery when wet" floors and it's amazing how often floors can get wet!
- But the boy was too quick, too sweat-wet slippery he could not gain a purchase: use his weight.
- Mark my words, a few slippery leaves, or later on some snow and ice, and I shall have some old people in my surgery with sprains and breaks.
- The slippery slope
- It was slippery, worn to the chalk, and the drop to the bay was deadly.
- The nut is made from Wilkaloid, a substance that it is even more slippery than graphite and a closely guarded industry secret.
- We had a rain gauge and an anemometer for wind speeds - no more guess work with the wet finger held aloft - and, Thank God, no more slippery ladders to the roof.
- I picked up the jar which was slippery on the outside from dripped paint and, screwing its lid on, dropped it with the brush into a plastic bag before stowing it again in my pouch.
- It takes a slippery road to make the Volvo wag its tail; over-exuberance with the throttle otherwise does nothing more than make the inside rear wheel spin the power away.
- "Meaning" is a slippery term, since it can cover both sense and reference.
- "Slippery as a dose of rhubarb.
- It was expected that identifying and resurfacing slippery roads would reduce skidding accidents by 1800 a year.
- A new Skywalk sole with an environmentally-friendly cleat pattern gives a good grip even on slippery rocks.