Definition of Sleek

1. Verb. Make slick or smooth.

Exact synonyms: Slick
Generic synonyms: Polish, Shine, Smooth, Smoothen
Derivative terms: Slick



2. Adjective. Well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed. "Sleek figures in expensive clothes"
Similar to: Groomed
Derivative terms: Sleekness

3. Adjective. Designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow. "A streamlined convertible"
Exact synonyms: Aerodynamic, Flowing, Streamlined
Similar to: Smooth

4. Adjective. Having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light. "Slick seals and otters"
Exact synonyms: Satiny, Silken, Silklike, Silky, Slick
Similar to: Bright
Derivative terms: Satin, Silk, Silkiness, Sleekness, Slickness

Definition of Sleek

1. a. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair.

2. adv. With ease and dexterity.

3. n. That which makes smooth; varnish.

4. v. t. To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over.

5. n. A slick.

Definition of Sleek

1. Adjective. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair. ¹

2. Adjective. Not rough or harsh. ¹

3. Adverb. With ease and dexterity. ¹

4. Verb. To make smooth or glossy; to polish or cause to be attractive. ¹

5. Noun. That which makes smooth; varnish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sleek

1. smooth and glossy [adj SLEEKER, SLEEKEST] / to make sleek [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: sleek

Medical Definition of Sleek

1. 1. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair. "So sleek her skin, so faultless was her make." (Dryden) 2. Not rough or harsh. "Those rugged names to our like mouths grow sleek." (Milton) Origin: OE. Slik; akin to Icel. Slikr, and OE. Sliken to glide, slide, G. Schleichen, OHG. Slihhan, D. Slik, slijk, mud, slime, and E. Slink. Cf. Slick, Slink. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleek

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sledgehammers
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sleds
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sleech
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sleechy
sleek (current term)
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Literary usage of Sleek

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1. A new pronouncing dictionary of the Spanish and English languages by Mariano Velázquez de la Cadena, Edward Gray, Juan L. Iribas (1902)
"Slaughter-house [il8'-t{r-baas],«. Matadero. sleek [illc], a. 1. Liso, bruñido, alisado. 2. .... sleek, ra. 1. Peinar 6 componer el pelo 6 la ..."

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