Definition of slipperiness:
deviltry, parapraxis, eluding, case, roguery, shift, berth, miscue, hocus-pocus, roguishness, rascality, shimmy, devilry, mischievousness, glibness, solecism, skullduggery, trickery, mooring, shiftiness, trip, teddy, glossy, skulduggery, mischief-making, sideslip, slick magazine, pillow slip, shenanigan, pillowcase, hanky panky, cutting, gaffe, slip of paper, slip-up, trickiness, strip, slip, elusion, devilment, gaucherie, faux pas, chemise, slickness, slick, prankishness, moorage, jiggery-pokery, mischief, skid.
- cunning (part of speech: noun)
- oiliness (part of speech: noun)
Before going on to the explanation of the wonderful freedom of the skater's movements, I wish to verify what I have inferred as to the great difference in the slipperiness of glass and the slipperiness of ice.- "The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays", J. (John) Joly.
The fact of his presence renewed the sinister misgivings with which March had parted from him the night before, but Fulkerson's cheerfulness seemed to gainsay them; afterward March did not know whether to attribute this mood to the slipperiness that he was aware of at times in Fulkerson, or to a cynical amusement he might have felt at leaving him alone to the old man, who mounted to his room shortly after March had reached it.- "A Hazard of New Fortunes", William Dean Howells.
- "Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom", Samuel Griswold Goodrich.