Definition of Slick down

1. Verb. Give a smooth and glossy appearance. "They slick down their hair "; "Slick one's hair"

Exact synonyms: Sleek Down, Slick
Generic synonyms: Comb, Comb Out, Disentangle
Derivative terms: Slick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slick Down

slice through
slice up
sliceable
sliced
sliced and diced
sliced bread
slicer
slicers
slices
slices and dices
slicing
slicing and dicing
slicings
slick
slick back
slick down (current term)
slick magazine
slick up
slicked
slicked-back
slicked up
slicken
slickened
slickener
slickeners
slickening
slickens
slickenside
slickensides
slicker

Literary usage of Slick down

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"Slickers are of various shapes ; they are used to slick down the curved surfaces of molds after withdrawal of the pattern, or after blacking, as the trowel ..."

2. The Americanization of the World, Or, The Trend of the Twentieth Century by William Thomas Stead (1902)
"From the days of Sam slick down to those of Mr. Dooley, there has been an unfailing succession of American humorists whose writings have done much to drive ..."

3. The Americanization of the World: Or, The Trend of the Twentieth Century by William Thomas Stead (1902)
"From the days of Sam slick down to those of Mr. Dooley, there has been an unfailing succession of American humorists whose writings have done much to drive ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1841)
"... pocket a wooden comb, ' in two parts,' made at the ' New-Hampshire Wooden-Howl and Fancy Snuff-box Manufactory,' and began to ' slick down' his hair. ..."

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