IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
sliopach1, m. (gs. -aigh). Inability to grasp (due to numbness of fingers). Tháinig ~ orm le fuacht, I became butter-fingered with cold.
sliopach2, a1. 1. Slippery. 2. Butter-fingered, awkward, fumbling. Tá méara ~a air, his fingers are numb; he lets things slip from his fingers. 3. Inarticulate, tongue-tied.