Definition of Slicked

1. Adjective. (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance. "Black hair plastered with pomade"

Exact synonyms: Plastered
Similar to: Groomed



Definition of Slicked

1. Verb. (past of slick) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slicked

1. slick [v] - See also: slick

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slicked

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

Literary usage of Slicked

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

1. Putnam's Automobile Handbook: The Care and Management of the Modern Motor-car by Harry Clifford Brokaw, Charles Ackerman Starr (1918)
"... "slicked" THE ENGINE RUNS IF we scuff our feet on the bare pavement we wear out our shoes, develop a lot of heat, and notice considerable resistance; ..."

2. Ures̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear by Andrew Ure (1860)
"After staying a sufficient time it is taken to the scouring-stone ; if cordovan, it is slicked as dry as can be well accomplished on the flesh side; ..."

3. Mackenzie's Ten Thousand Receipts: In All the Useful and Domestic Arts by Colin MacKenzie (1867)
"The skins are then rinsed off, slicked on a marble table with a steel slicker and stiff brush on the flesh side, the dirt and coloring matter of the bark ..."

4. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"... and slicked upon the flesh with a small smooth piece of glass; sized again with a sponge; and when dry, this sort of leather, called waxed, ..."

5. Foundry Practice: A Text Book for Molders, Students and Apprentices by Reginald Heber Palmer (1911)
"After it has set for a few moments, it is slicked with the trowel which is held at a slight angle to the surface. If the trowel is allowed to lie flat ..."

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