from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Smooth and lustrous as if polished; glossy.
- adjective In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin.
- adjective Able to or designed to move efficiently through air or water; streamlined.
- adjective Thin and elegant in design.
- adjective Polished or smooth in manner, especially in an unctuous way; slick.
- transitive verb To make sleek; slick.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In a sleek or slick manner; with ease and dexterity; neatly; skilfully.
- To make smooth and glossy on the surface: as, to
sleekor slick the hair.
- Technically— In currying and leather-dressing, to smooth the surface of (leather) by rubbing with an implement called a slicker.
- In hat-making, to attach (fur) to felt by hand-work.
- To smooth; remove roughness from.
- Figuratively, to calm; soothe.
- To move in a smooth manner; glide; sweep. Compare
- Smooth; glossy; soft: as, sleek hair; a sleek skin.
- Oily; plausible; insinuating; flattering: as, a sleek rogue; a sleek tongue.
- Dexterous; skilful; neat in execution or action: as, a sleek or slick bowler.
- noun A smooth, shining place or spot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy.
- adjective Not rough or harsh.
- adverb Low With ease and dexterity.
- noun rare That which makes smooth; varnish.
- noun A slick.
- transitive verb To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having an even,
smoothsurface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair.
- adjective Not
- adverb With
- verb To make
smoothor glossy; to polishor cause to be attractive.
- noun That which makes
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
- adjective well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed
- adjective designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow
- verb make slick or smooth
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Variant of slick.]
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
Late variant of slick.
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