Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. slippery; smooth
  • adj. crafty; hypocritical

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Slippery; smooth; crafty; hypocritical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Slippery; smooth; hence, crafty; hypocritical.

Etymologies

Icelandic sleipr slippery, akin to English slip. (Wiktionary)

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