Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to slicker: slacker, city slicker

darby, derby slicker

1. A float tool used in plastering, either wood or metal, about 4 in. (10 cm) wide and about 42 in. (approx. 1 m) long, with two handles; used to float or level the plaster base coat prior to application of the finish coat, or to level the plaster finish coat before floating or troweling.
2. A hand-manipulated straightedge usually 3 to 8 ft (1 to 2.5 m) long, used in the early-stage leveling operations of concrete finishing to supplement floating.
References in periodicals archive ?
Slicker started at Firhill last Tuesday in the Under- 17s' final Euro Elite Round clash, having been thrown in three days earlier when team-mate Jamie Smith was sent off against Russia.
Slicker's fumble left Michal Rakoczy to net the opener on seven minutes.
putting efforts into patients' stay, if slicker. Burley This has been created following the PS1m upgrade of A&E last year and will boast four nurses, five treatment trolleys each with their own dedicated oxygen supply and call bell.
The City Slicker is perfect for commuting to work or school, running errands, and fun rides around town.
An improved performer this season, City Slicker flopped in the Ladbroke at Ascot before Christmas but returned to winning ways when scoring over two and a half miles at Punchestown last time.
City Slicker was bred by Gary Adams out of the Supreme Leader mare Donna's Princess, who was trained by Garrett Ducey to win a maiden hurdle and two chases over 2m-2m1f.
Having led the talented youngsters on their historic tour down under last year, Slicker is delighted to get the chance to help them develop further.
The Court of Appeal said that Hipwell, who used the City Slickers column in the Daily Mirror to ramp shares in a "tip, buy and sell" scam that netted him nearly pounds 41,000, was guilty of "extremely serious" dishonest conduct which "affected the integrity of the market".
Slicker Shooting Accessories - New to the market, Slicker is a line of lightweight, waterproof covers for scopes and rifles.
"It was pretty clear straight away there was no way Gregg could continue," said Slicker, who was in charge of the side for the day, with Reserve Team coach Paul Cook watching from the stands.
"Slicker hears that another property company is eyeing Wiggins with takeover plans.