Definition of slipperily in US English:



  • See slippery

    • ‘An even bigger mistake is the dialogue, which slipperily shuttles between the farcical and the portentous, inducing gales of laughter in the most inappropriate places.’
    • ‘While Adam's responsibility for naming the animals derived from what we slipperily term ‘the cultural mandate,’ it soon led to a system of categorization that deemed impure the messy results of human variation.’
    • ‘Are we starting to see the mythic thread itself into the main river ever so slipperily ever so innocuously?’
    • ‘Cameron was surprised to be invited to join the Bullingdon, and slipperily avoided most of the most disgraceful antics.’
    • ‘Your machine will move slowly and slipperily to a fate that you can't avoid.’