- ☆ a loose, waterproof coat made of oil-treated cloth
- ☆ Informal a tricky, cleverly deceptive person
Origin of slickerslick, + -er
- a. A long water-repellant coat usually made of oilskin.b. A raincoat made of a glossy or shiny material, such as plastic or rubber.
- A tool for dressing hides.
- Informal A cheat; a swindler.
- Informal A person with stylish clothing and manners.
From slick (adjective)
From slick (â€œto smooth or make slickâ€) +â€Ž -er