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Meaning of SLICK

Pronunciation:  slik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a trowel used to make a surface slick
  2. [n]  a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
  3. [n]  a magazine printed on good quality paper
  4. [adj]  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"
  5. [adj]  having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"
  6. [adj]  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"
  7. [adj]  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"
  8. [v]  give a smooth and glossy appearance, as to one's hair
  9. [v]  make slick or smooth

SLICK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: artful, crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, glib, glossy, guileful, knavish, pat, plausible, satin(a), satiny, silken, silklike, silky, sleek, sleek, sleek down, slick down, slick magazine, slickness, slip, slipperiness, slippery, slippy, sly, smooth, tricksy, tricky, wily
 See Also: comb, comb out, disentangle, mag, magazine, polish, shine, smooth, smoothen, smoothness, trowel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Slick\, n.
    A slick, or smooth and slippery, surface or place; a sleek.
          The action of oil upon the water is upon the crest of
          the wave; the oil forming a slick upon the surface
          breaks the crest.                        --The Century.
  2. \Slick\, a. [See {Sleek}.]
    Sleek; smooth. ``Both slick and dainty.'' --Chapman.
  3. \Slick\, v. t.
    To make sleek or smoth. ``Slicked all with sweet oil.''
  4. \Slick\, n. (Joinery)
    A wide paring chisel.