verb (used with object)
to make sleek or smooth.
to use a slicker on (skins or hides).
Informal. to make smart or fine; spruce up (usually followed by up).
Metallurgy. a small trowel used for smoothing the surface of the mold.
any woodworking chisel having a blade more than 2 inches (5 cm) wide.
flattering and glib: a slick salesman
adroitly devised or executed: a slick show
(informal, mainly US & Canadian) shrewd; sly
(informal) superficially attractive: a slick publication
(mainly US & Canadian) smooth and glossy; slippery
a slippery area, esp a patch of oil floating on water
a chisel or other tool used for smoothing or polishing a surface
the tyre of a racing car that has worn treads
(mainly US & Canadian) to make smooth or sleek
(US & Canadian, informal) (usually foll by up) to smarten or tidy (oneself)
(often foll by up) to make smooth or glossy
slice and dice
verb (used with or without object) 1. to make or become slick.
noun, Geology. 1. a rock surface that has become more or less polished and striated by slippage along a fault plane. noun 1. a rock surface with a polished appearance and fine parallel scratches caused by abrasion during fault displacement slickenside (slĭk’ən-sīd’) A polished, striated rock surface formed by one rock mass sliding over another […]
noun 1. a long, loose oilskin raincoat. 2. any raincoat. 3. Informal. a swindler; a sly cheat. city slicker. noun 1. a tool, usually of stone or glass, for scraping, smoothing, and working tanning agents into a skin or hide. adjective, slicker, slickest. 1. smooth and glossy; sleek. 2. smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave. […]
adjective, slicker, slickest. 1. smooth and glossy; sleek. 2. smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave. 3. sly; shrewdly adroit: He’s a slick customer, all right. 4. ingenious; cleverly devised: a slick plan to get out of work. 5. slippery, especially from being covered with or as if with ice, water, or oil. 6. deftly executed […]