Sleek

Definition of Sleek

Pronunciation: slēk
a.1.Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair.
So sleek her skin, so faultless was her make.
- Dryden.
2.Not rough or harsh.
Those rugged names to our like mouths grow sleek.
- Milton.
adv.1.With ease and dexterity.
n.1.That which makes smooth; varnish.
2.A slick.
v. t.1.To make even and smooth; to render smooth, soft, and glossy; to smooth over.
[imp. & p. p. Sleeked ;p. pr. & vb. n. Sleeking.]
Sleeking her soft alluring locks.
- Milton.
Gentle, my lord, sleek o'er your rugged looks.
- Shak.

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