|1.||[ noun ] a slippery smoothness|
|Synonyms:||slipperiness slip slickness|
"he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
|2.||[ adjective ] having a smooth, gleaming surface|
|Synonyms:||sleek silky satin silken satiny silklike glossy|
"glossy auburn hair" "satiny gardenia petals" "sleek black fur" "silken eyelashes" "silky skin" "a silklike fabric" "slick seals and otters"
|3.||[ adjective ] 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"
|4.||[ verb ] make slick or smooth|
|Related terms:||polish slickness|
|5.||[ verb ] give a smooth and glossy appearance, as to one's hair|
|Related terms:||comb slickness|
|6.||[ adjective ] marked by skill in deception|
|Synonyms:||sly crafty wily tricksy guileful foxy knavish tricky dodgy cunning|
"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"
|7.||[ adjective ] having only superficial plausibility|
"glib promises" "a slick commercial"
|8.||[ noun ] (writing,news) a magazine printed on good quality paper|
|9.||[ noun ] a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water|
|Related terms:||film oil_slick|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11305|
|11.||[ noun ] a trowel used to make a surface slick|