Definition Of slick

verb

(of an action or thing) done or operating in an impressively smooth, efficient, and apparently effortless way.

a slick piece of software

(of skin or hair) smooth and glossy.

a dandy-looking dude with a slick black ponytail

a glossy magazine.

Although the stories are not his best work, he and his agent must have been pleased to receive the higher rates that the slicks were paying.

a race car or bicycle tire without a tread, for use in dry weather conditions.

He didn't have much time in the car before the race and going out on slicks in those conditions was a real test,’ reckoned Lockie.

a small smear or patch of a glossy or wet substance, especially a cosmetic.

a slick of lip balm


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Example Of slick

  • A slick of coral larvae encounters pumice (or bottles or other flotsam), and the larvae settle on it as a new home.

  • a slick of lip balm

  • a slick piece of software

  • a dandy-looking dude with a slick black ponytail

  • A strong, glossy slick of Serra cheese was similar to Vacherin and the marinated sea bass was sharp and fresh and ceviche-like.


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