Slippery due to a covering of liquid; often used to describe appearances. (adjective)
Appearing expensive or sophisticated. (adjective)
Superficially convincing but actually untrustworthy. (adjective)
Clever, making an apparently hard task easy; often used sarcastically. (adjective)
Extraordinarily great or special. (adjective)
A covering of liquid, particularly oil. (noun)
A tire with a smooth surface instead of a tread pattern, often used in auto racing. (noun)
A helicopter. (noun)
A camera-ready image to be used by a printer. The "slick" is photographed to produce a negative image which is then used to burn a positive offset plate or other printing device. (noun)
A wide paring chisel used in joinery. (noun)
To make slick (verb)
Examples of word Slick
People use the term "slick" as if it were something other than a positive thing, but in the singing of Ann Hampton Callaway, slickness, along with amazing time and wonderful chops, is a virtue.
The average mako cruising into a slick is about 80 pounds, but adults occasionally show up.
The old standards (Kill Dr. Lucky, Bring Me the Brain) are back in slick full color editions.
As the oil slick from the recent offshore oil rig disaster makes its way to Gulf Coast shores - expected to devastate the precious ecosystem and hurt struggling businesses - the seeds of political fallout for the Obama administration are beginning to sprout.
But you wouldn't know it from his constant appearances at political rallies and in slick, 10-minute television ads ahead of a presidential election Sunday.