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See definition of slippery as an eel on Dictionary.com
  • as inlubricious
  • as inslithery

synonyms for slippery as an eel

  • glossy
  • greasy
  • icy
  • oily
  • oleaginous
  • shiny
  • sleek
  • sleeky
  • slippery
  • slithery
  • soapy
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How to use slippery as an eel in a sentence

He will find that “Ice” is a concrete word, and “Slippery” indicates a quality of “Ice” and of other things.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He must write down the first two words, “Ice” and “Slippery,” the latter word under the former.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
As Isabel walked carefully down the slippery stair she veiled her eyes to hide the wonder in them.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They had searched Mortlake House for Alice, and that vain quest had not wasted more than half-an-hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
On the first day's journey toward Chang-an-sa the party made good progress.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Passing through the gate, our friends found themselves at once in the midst of the Chang-an-sa monastery buildings.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
If these gentlemen had thought to avoid slippery ground, they should have elected to appoint the meeting elsewhere.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
They got all kinds of tony things–tomatoes and cucumbers and as-paragrass, and them little toadstool things.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
The floors and steps are wet and slippery with brine and with the blood of herrings dripping down from one floor to another.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIPPERY AS AN EEL

  • glossy
  • greasy
  • icy
  • oily
  • oleaginous
  • shiny
  • sleek
  • sleeky
  • slippery
  • slippery as an eel
  • slithery
  • soapy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.