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  Words related to slick

Related / Similar Words: slickness, slipperiness, slip, slick magazine, slick down, sleek down, sleek, crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily, glib, pat, glossy, satiny, silken, silky, silklike

 

Definition:
  • a trowel used to make a surface slick;
  • a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water;
  • a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller";
  • a magazine printed on good quality paper;
  • give a smooth and glossy appearance; "slick one''s hair";
  • make slick or smooth;
  • 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 Dik"; "a wily old attorney";
  • having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial";
  • 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";
  • 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";

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    Hyponyms: oil slick

     

    Derivational Morphology: slick down, sleek down, sleek, slickness, slipperiness, slip

     

     
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