What does slipperiness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slickness, slick, slipperiness, slipnoun

    a slippery smoothness

    "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"

  2. rascality, shiftiness, slipperiness, trickinessnoun

    the quality of being a slippery rascal


  1. slipperinessnoun

    The property of being slippery.

  2. slipperinessnoun

    The result or product of being slippery.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Slipperinessnoun

    Etymology: from slippery.

    We do not only fall by the slipperiness of our tongues, but we deliberately discipline them to mischief. Gov. of the Tongue.

    The schirrus may be distinguished by its want of inflammation in the skin, its smoothness, and slipperiness deep in the breast. Samuel Sharp, Surgery.


  1. Slipperiness

    Slipperiness is when a surface has a low coefficient of friction, allowing objects to glide across the surface. People walking on slippery surfaces are likely to slip or fall. A surface can for example be slippery due to it being wet, or due to it being icy. There are several competing theories about why ice is slippery. Road slipperiness is a major area of road safety, but various means have also been developed to measure walkway and deck slipperiness in order to develop health and safety standards.


  1. slipperiness

    Slipperiness refers to the quality or condition of being smooth, slick, or causing sliding or slipping, often due to wetness, polish, or lack of friction. It can also mean a situation or condition that is tricky, elusive or difficult to deal with.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slipperinessnoun

    the quality of being slippery

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slipperiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slipperiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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