adjective, slicker, slickest.
smooth and glossy; sleek.
smooth in manners, speech, etc.; suave.
sly; shrewdly adroit:
He’s a slick customer, all right.
ingenious; cleverly devised:
a slick plan to get out of work.
slippery, especially from being covered with or as if with ice, water, or oil.
deftly executed and having surface appeal or sophistication, but shallow or glib in content; polished but superficial; glib:
a writer who has mastered every formula of slick fiction.
Slang. wonderful; remarkable; first-rate.
a smooth or slippery place or spot or the substance causing it:
a magazine printed on paper having a more or less glossy finish.
such a magazine regarded as possessing qualities, as expensiveness, chic, and sophistication, that hold appeal for a particular readership, as one whose members enjoy or are seeking affluence.
such a magazine regarded as having a sophisticated, deftly executed, but shallow or glib literary content.
Compare pulp (def 6).
any of various paddlelike tools for smoothing a surface.
Automotive. a wide tire without a tread, used in racing.
Military Slang. a helicopter.
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
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 […]
noun 1. rock or a rock formation that is smooth and slippery.
noun, Slang. 1. a crafty and opportunistic or deceitful person; hustler; swindler. slick chick
verb (used without object), slid [slid] /slɪd/ (Show IPA), slid or slidden [slid-n] /ˈslɪd n/ (Show IPA), sliding. 1. to move along in continuous contact with a smooth or slippery surface: to slide down a snow-covered hill. 2. to slip or skid. 3. to glide or pass smoothly. 4. to slip easily, quietly, or unobtrusively […]