Definitions

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  • adj. Not slick; not polished or fancy

Etymologies

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un- +‎ slick

Examples

  • Giddy, gossipy and endearingly unslick, Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos chronicles the rise and fall of the most famous soccer team in the United States with slapdash glee.

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  • Not even the sight of unslick Rick watching from the stands with her can throw off my game.

    The Ex Games

  • Second—and this was huge—the mere fact that a guy caught my attention meant I must have been getting over unslick Rick.

    The Ex Games

  • Small in scope, minutely focused on the emotional dynamics of a gaggle of neurotic urban characters, shot in dark, unslick images and wholly bereft of special effects, Baumbach's closely observed tale of dysfunctional family relationships has the microscopic texture of a New Yorker short story and the darting, spontaneous style of a French New Wave movie.

    Here There Be Monsters

  • Keep this in mind as you view impressive billboards, advertisements, and TV health segments, and as you peruse the decidedly unslick aisles of a natural products store.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • And Channel 9 retains a nostalgic hold on the hearts of New Yorkers who grew up with the channel as the home to the Mets, black-and-white horror movies and other fuzzy, unslick fare.

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  • Like all Tran, he was much more at home on the ice than on any unslick solid surface.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • Julian Glover: The Lib Dem soul remains intact - and resolutely unslick

    The Guardian World News

  • "Paranormal Activity," a housebound creeper built on some marginal if appreciatively unslick and non-gory jitters.

    latimes.com - News

  • "I was determined to find out how we had gotten to a place where our family had so little time together," she explains in the film, which has an unslick, home-video quality, "where our kids were physically sick because of the pressures they were under."

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