Awesome Adjective: Slippery

Meaning: Describing something that is either wet or very smooth and causes people to fall.


The streets are slippery because it rained and then the rain turned to ice.

Be careful – the floor’s slippery!

The fisherman dropped the fish because it was so slippery.

Pop Quiz:

What should you do when the sidewalk is slippery?

A.  Walk quickly.

B.  Run.

C. Walk slowly.

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The correct answer is C. You have to be very careful when the sidewalk is slippery – which means you should walk slowly. You should also wear a helmet, just in case you fall.

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