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slicker

noun

1 slicker

A macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof.

synonym: oilskin.

Dutch: oliejas, oliepak
Polish: olejarz, olejówka



2 slicker

A person with good manners and stylish clothing.

Polish: lew salonowy, salonowiec

3 slicker

Someone who leads you to believe something that is not true.

synonyms: beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, trickster.

Dutch: bedrieger, volksverlakker
Polish: mamiciel, zwodnik, zwodziciel


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slick

noun

1 slick

A slippery smoothness:
— He could feel the slickness of the tiller.

synonyms: slickness, slip, slipperiness.

Dutch: gladdigheid, gladheid, slibberigheid
Polish: śliskość

2 slick

A magazine printed on good quality paper.

synonyms: glossy, slick magazine.

3 slick

A film of oil or garbage floating on top of water.

4 slick

A trowel used to make a surface slick.

verb

1 slick

Make slick or smooth.

synonym: sleek.

2 slick

Give a smooth and glossy appearance:
— Slick one's hair.

synonyms: sleek down, slick down.

adjective

1 slick

Made slick by e.g. ice or grease.

2 slick

Superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject:
— A slick advertising campaign.

synonyms: facile, neat.

3 slick

Having only superficial plausibility:
— A slick commercial.

synonyms: glib, pat.

4 slick

Having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light:
— Slick seals and otters.

synonyms: satiny, silken, silklike, silky, sleek.

Roget 255: smooth; polished etc. v.; leiodermatous, slick, velutinous; even; level etc. 213; plane etc. ... show more

Polish: jedwabisty, jedwabny

5 slick

Marked by skill in deception:
— A slick evasive answer.

synonyms: crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily.

Roget 698: skillful, dexterous, adroit, expert, apt, handy, quick, deft, ready, gain; slick, smart etc. (active) ... show more

Polish: podstępny


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