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slick

slick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slick

Definition
(noun) a slippery smoothness
Synonyms : slickness , slip , slipperiness
Example Sentence
  • he could feel the slickness of the tiller

Definition
(noun) a magazine printed on good quality paper
Synonyms : glossy , slick magazine

Definition
(noun) a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water
Definition
(noun) a trowel used to make a surface slick
Definition
(verb) make slick or smooth
Synonyms : sleek

Definition
(verb) give a smooth and glossy appearance
Synonyms : sleek down , slick down
Example Sentence
  • slick one's hair

Definition
(adj) made slick by e.g. ice or grease
Example Sentence
  • sidewalks slick with ice
  • roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil

Definition
(adj) having only superficial plausibility
Synonyms : glib , pat
Example Sentence
  • glib promises
  • a slick commercial

Definition
(adj) having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
Synonyms : satiny , silken , silklike , silky , sleek
Example Sentence
  • glossy auburn hair
  • satiny gardenia petals
  • sleek black fur
  • silken eyelashes
  • silky skin
  • a silklike fabric
  • slick seals and otters

Definition
(adj) marked by skill in deception
Synonyms : crafty , cunning , dodgy , foxy , guileful , knavish , sly , tricksy , tricky , wily
Example Sentence
  • cunning men often pass for wise
  • deep political machinations
  • a foxy scheme
  • a slick evasive answer
  • sly as a fox
  • tricky Dick
  • a wily old attorney

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for slick

slick=sLICK....if u lick something, it will bcum smooth and glossy
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by ishandave

near in meaning to sleek..
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by evapsmile

it sounds like silk which are generally smooth.
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by lokesh755

slick = smooth lick that means slipy.
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by shaktipada

SLICK is similar to SLIP is like you might slip on smooth surface.
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by lokesh755

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