adjective, sleeker, sleekest.
smooth or glossy, as hair, an animal, etc.
well-fed or well-groomed.
trim and graceful; finely contoured; streamlined:
a sleek sports car.
smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave.
cleverly or deceitfully skillful; slick:
a sleek confidence man.
smooth and shiny; polished
polished in speech or behaviour; unctuous
(of an animal or bird) having a shiny healthy coat or feathers
(of a person) having a prosperous appearance
to make smooth and glossy, as by grooming, etc
(usually foll by over) to cover (up), as by making more agreeable; gloss (over)
adjective, Scot. 1. sleeky. adjective (Scot) 1. smooth; glossy 2. unctuous 3. deceitful; crafty; sly
adjective, sleekier, sleekiest. 1. sleek; smooth. 2. Chiefly Scot. sly; sneaky.
noun 1. See under apnea. noun, Pathology. 1. a temporary suspension of breathing, occurring in some newborns (infant apnea) and in some adults during sleep (sleep apnea) 2. asphyxia. apnea ap·ne·a (āp’nē-ə, āp-nē’ə) n. Temporary absence or cessation of breathing. ap·ne’ic adj. & n. sleep apnea n. Apnea caused by upper airway obstruction during sleep, […]
- Sleep apnoea
noun 1. the temporary cessation of breathing during sleep, which in some cases is due to obstruction of the upper airway by enlarged tonsils, uvula, etc, causing the sufferer to snore loudly and fight for breath