from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of burnisher for leather.
- n. A curved tool for smoothing the surfaces of a mold after the withdrawal of the pattern.
- n. A waterproof coat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See sleeker, etc.
- n. Same as silver-fish, 6.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.