Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Slippery; smooth; hence, crafty; hypocritical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Prov. Eng. Slippery; smooth; crafty; hypocritical.
  • adjective [Prov. Eng.] plain ale, as opposed to medicated or mixed ale.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective UK, dialect slippery; smooth
  • adjective UK, dialect crafty; hypocritical

Etymologies

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Icelandic sleipr slippery, akin to English slip.

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