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Slick Meaning & Definition
Slick Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Slick?

[n] a trowel used to make a surface slick
[n] a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
[n] a magazine printed on good quality paper
[adj] marked by skill in deception; "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"
[adj] having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"
[adj] made slick by e.g. ice or grease; "sidewalks slick with ice"; "roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil"
[adj] having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
[v] give a smooth and glossy appearance, as to one's hair
[v] make slick or smooth

Synonyms | Synonyms for Slick: artful | crafty | cunning | dodgy | foxy | glib | glossy | guileful | knavish | pat | plausible | satin(a) | satiny | silken | silklike | silky | sleek | sleek | sleek down | slick down | slick magazine | slickness | slip | slipperiness | slippery | slippy | sly | smooth | tricksy | tricky | wily

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See Also | comb | comb out | disentangle | mag | magazine | polish | shine | smooth | smoothen | smoothness | trowel

Slick In Webster's Dictionary

\Slick\, n. A slick, or smooth and slippery, surface or place; a sleek. The action of oil upon the water is upon the crest of the wave; the oil forming a slick upon the surface breaks the crest. --The Century.
\Slick\, a. [See {Sleek}.] Sleek; smooth. ``Both slick and dainty.'' --Chapman.
\Slick\, v. t. To make sleek or smoth. ``Slicked all with sweet oil.'' --Chapman.
\Slick\, n. (Joinery) A wide paring chisel.

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