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slippery as an eel

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English

Adjective

as slippery as an eel (not comparable)

Positive
as slippery as an eel

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (idiomatic) So slippery that it is almost impossible to hold with one's hands
  2. (idiomatic) (of a person) So crafty, or cunning that they cannot be caught by the police, although it is known that they are acting illegally.


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