American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A long water-repellant coat usually made of oilskin.
- n. A raincoat made of a glossy or shiny material, such as plastic or rubber.
- n. A tool for dressing hides.
- n. Informal A cheat; a swindler.
- n. Informal A person with stylish clothing and manners.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. comparative form of slick: more slick
- n. A waterproof coat or jacket.
- n. A person who is perceived as clever, urbane and possibly disreputable. (abbreviation of city slicker.)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of burnisher for leather.
- n. (Founding) A curved tool for smoothing the surfaces of a mold after the withdrawal of the pattern.
- n. Western U.S. A waterproof coat.
- n. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
- n. a person with good manners and stylish clothing
- n. a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
“Author: Kyle DeBruhl â€œOh manâ€ ¦ â€ Jeremy sighed as he stared out the window. â€œThe old manâ€ ™ s at it again. â€ He pulled himself out of the chair and lumbered to the front door, seizing an rain slicker from the coat rack as he went.”
“They also use what they call a slicker, being a dull edge of copper of about six or seven inches long set in a piece of wood, to serve as a handle.”
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“Many other items will fit intothe box, and I usually fill it up along with my rain slicker and foding shooting sticks.”
“Always carry a rain slicker, both for rain, snow or just plain old wind.”
“Damn, you guys are cynical ... oh yea, and Doc Hollywood was the first film where a city slicker is a fish out of water in a hick town ... maybe you ought to start watching films from a few years before the 1980's?”
“COATS: burzaka (Turkish) = rain slicker kabat (Hungarian) = padded linen jacket, various styles, buttoned guibba (Italian) = waterproof brown leather (goat or sheep) jacket with fleece lining, worn only by lighters and sinners manteau = wool cloak uwagi = silk dress jacket”
“Bosco = Skene island dedicated to forests and lumber as well as pig raising botaniste = horticulturalist; makes decisions about which species of plants or animals to resurrect from cold storage; annually elected position buono = upland burzaka = waterproof rain slicker”
“Large chunks of time can be taken up with the choice between wearing a rain slicker and taking an umbrella (otherwise known as the one-hand/two-hand method of carrying groceries).”
“He tells her not to worry, that he’ll be right back, but we notice that when he puts on his rain slicker, he has a rifle.”
“All his brother wore under his slicker was an undershirt and pajama bottoms.”
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