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Noun: slick  slik
  1. A film of oil or garbage floating on top of water
  2. A slippery smoothness
    "he could feel the slick of the tiller";
    - slickness, slipperiness, slip
  3. A trowel used to make a surface slick
  4. [N. Amer] A magazine printed on good quality paper
    - slick magazine, glossy
Adjective: slick (slicker,slickest)  slik
  1. Superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject
    "a slick advertising campaign";
    - facile, neat
  2. Having only superficial plausibility
    "a slick commercial";
    - glib, pat
  3. Having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; being of a smooth, soft and lustrous quality, resembling silk
    "slick seals and otters";
    - satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike
  4. Marked by skill in deception
    "a slick evasive answer";
    - crafty, cunning, dodgy [Brit, informal], foxy, guileful, knavish, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily
  5. Made slick by e.g. ice or grease
    "pavements slick with ice"; "roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil"
Verb: slick  slik
  1. Make slick or smooth
    - sleek
  2. Give a smooth and glossy appearance
    "slick one's hair"; "slick down one's hair";
    - slick down, sleek down

Derived forms: slicked, slicker, slicks, slickest, slicking

See also: artful, bright, plausible, slippery, slippy, superficial

Type of: comb, comb out, disentangle, film, mag, magazine, polish, shine, smooth, smoothen, smoothness, trowel

Encyclopedia: Slick, OK