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Definition 1: make slick or smooth - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for sleek in the sense of this definition

(sleek is a kind of ...) make (a surface) shine

"shine the silver, please" "polish my shoes"

Definition 2: having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sleek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • glossy auburn hair
  • satiny gardenia petals
  • sleek black fur
  • silken eyelashes
  • silky skin
  • a silklike fabric
  • slick seals and otters

Synonyms for sleek in the sense of this definition

(sleek is similar to ...) emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

"the sun was bright and hot" "a bright sunlit room"

Definition 3: well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sleek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sleek figures in expensive clothes

(sleek is similar to ...) neat and smart in appearance; well cared for

"the manager was a beautifully groomed young man" "his horse was always groomed"

Definition 4: designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sleek or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a streamlined convertible

Synonyms for sleek in the sense of this definition

(sleek is similar to ...) having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities

"smooth skin" "a smooth tabletop" "smooth fabric" "a smooth road" "water as smooth as a mirror"

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