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slick operator

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  • a slick operator — a smooth/slick/clever operator INFORMAL ► a person who deals with people or problems in a clever way, especially for their own advantage: »He has shown himself to be a clever operator in wage negotiations. Main Entry: ↑operator …   Financial and business terms

  • slick´ness — slick «slihk», adjective, verb, noun, adverb. –adj. 1. soft and glossy; sleek; smooth: »slick hair. 2. slippery; greasy: »a road slick with ice or mud. 3. Informal, Figurative …   Useful english dictionary

  • slick´ly — slick «slihk», adjective, verb, noun, adverb. –adj. 1. soft and glossy; sleek; smooth: »slick hair. 2. slippery; greasy: »a road slick with ice or mud. 3. Informal, Figurative …   Useful english dictionary

  • slick — I. verb Etymology: Middle English sliken, from Old English *slician; akin to Old High German slīhhan to glide Date: 14th century transitive verb to make sleek or smooth intransitive verb spruce usually used with up II. adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • slick — 1. mod. clever; glib. □ He is a slick operator. □ His talk is slick, but his action is zotz. 2. mod. excellent. □ This is a real slick setup you got here. □ That …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Slick — 1. shrewdly adroit; glib: slick operator ; 2. (pl.) (car sales) bald tyres …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • slick — Australian Slang 1. shrewdly adroit; glib: slick operator ; 2. (pl.) (car sales) bald tyres …   English dialects glossary

  • operator — op‧e‧ra‧tor [ˈɒpəreɪtə ǁ ˈɑːpəreɪtər] noun [countable] 1. JOBS MANUFACTURING someone who works a machine or piece of equipment: • a computer operator • This machine requires a skilled operator. 2. a person or company that operates a particu …   Financial and business terms

  • slick|ster — «SLIHK stuhr», n a sly, tricky person; slick or smooth operator: »to negotiate such political shoals without giving the appearance of being a political slickster (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • operator — n. 1) a computer; crane; elevator (AE); ham, radio; machine (AE); radar; switchboard (AE), telephone (AE); tour operator 2) (colloq.) a slick, smooth operator * * * [ ɒpəreɪtə] crane ham radar radio smooth operator …   Combinatory dictionary

  • a slick/clever operator — a smooth/slick/clever operator INFORMAL ► a person who deals with people or problems in a clever way, especially for their own advantage: »He has shown himself to be a clever operator in wage negotiations. Main Entry: ↑operator …   Financial and business terms


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