Definitions

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  • n. In a sleek manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being sleek; smoothness and glossiness of surface.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sleek character or appearance; smoothness and glossiness of surface.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the smooth feel of silk fabric
  • n. the quality of being well-groomed and neatly tailored

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Examples

  • And it has a kind of sleekness and almost a sophistication that you wouldn ` t expect to get from a print.

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2005

  • Or if, to tickle your vanity, someone spoke of "rich and sleek Athens," in return for that "sleekness" he would get all, because he spoke of you as he would have of anchovies in oil.

    The Acharnians

  • "sleekness" he would get anything he wanted, because he spoke of you as he would have of anchovies in oil.

    The Acharnians

  • "rich and sleek Athens," in return for that 'sleekness' he would get all, because he spoke of you as he would have of anchovies in oil.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • Yet with all of the similarities, it still feels like the Droid is missing some of Apple's mojo; that feeling of sleekness, of coolness, that sense of technological "control" that you feel with an Apple device, that childlike enchantment of using a device that does just what you expect it to do and does it well, even though you don't really know how it does it ... its that elusive "iPhone-ism".

    Gil Laroya: The Reach For iPhone-ism Continues

  • As comfortable at FWD as he is at minimal techno mecca Watergate, his ever-evolving style combines the impudence of UK bass music with the sleekness and propulsion of machine-tooled techno.

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  • The sleekness of the '90s produced the spillover mirage-effect infinity pool.

    Swimming Pools: Out of the Blue, Into the Black

  • Dan Neil reviews the Nissan Quest mini-van, which he says rejects sleekness outside in favor of squared-off blockiness, while the inside has all of the expected family-friendly amenities.

    For Your Big-Box Shopping, Drive a Big Box

  • Asghar Farhadi's A Separation had been the frontrunner, but in the event, the Bafta went to Pedro Almodóvar's macabre nightmare The Skin I Live in – Bafta voters appear to have responded more to the gorgeouse sleekness and richness of this chilling and atmospheric film.

    Bafta missed their chance to break The Artist's silence

  • I like the sleekness of these pictures the bathroom is just gorgeous and I love the clean lines and the colors are just spectacular.

    Unusual but Functional Sink-Bathtub Combination, Milan 2010

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