Associations to the word «Slick»


SLICK, adjective. Slippery due to a covering of liquid; often used to describe appearances.
SLICK, adjective. Appearing expensive or sophisticated.
SLICK, adjective. Superficially convincing but actually untrustworthy.
SLICK, adjective. Clever, making an apparently hard task easy; often used sarcastically.
SLICK, adjective. (US) (West Coast slang) Extraordinarily great or special.
SLICK, adjective. Sleek; smooth
SLICK, noun. A covering of liquid, particularly oil.
SLICK, noun. Someone who is clever and untrustworthy.
SLICK, noun. A tool used to make something smooth or even.
SLICK, noun. (sports) (automotive) A tire with a smooth surface instead of a tread pattern, often used in auto racing.
SLICK, noun. (US) (military slang) A helicopter.
SLICK, noun. (printing) 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.
SLICK, noun. A wide paring chisel used in joinery.
SLICK, verb. To make slick
SLICK, proper noun. A term of address, generally applied to males, possibly including strangers, implying that the person addressed is slick in the sense of "sophisticated", but often used sarcastically.
SLICK BACK, verb. To make hair flat by putting oil, water, etc. on it.
SLICK CAM, noun. (North Carolina Outer Banks dialect) Smooth water.

Dictionary definition

SLICK, noun. A slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller".
SLICK, noun. A magazine printed on good quality paper.
SLICK, noun. A film of oil or garbage floating on top of water.
SLICK, noun. A trowel used to make a surface slick.
SLICK, verb. Make slick or smooth.
SLICK, verb. Give a smooth and glossy appearance; "slick one's hair".
SLICK, adjective. Made slick by e.g. ice or grease; "sidewalks slick with ice"; "roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil".
SLICK, adjective. Having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial".
SLICK, adjective. Having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters".
SLICK, adjective. Marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley