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Definition of 'slick'

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  1. a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
       Synonyms: slickness slipperiness slip
  2. a magazine printed on good quality paper
       Synonyms: slick magazine glossy
  3. a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water
  4. a trowel used to make a surface slick


  1. make slick or smooth
       Synonyms: sleek
  2. give a smooth and glossy appearance; "slick one's hair"
       Synonyms: slick down sleek down


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: glossy satiny sleek silken silky silklike
  2. 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"
  3. having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"
       Synonyms: glib pat
  4. 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"
       Synonyms: crafty cunning dodgy foxy guileful knavish sly tricksy tricky wily

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