sleekness


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sleek

 (slēk)
adj. sleek·er, sleek·est
1.
a. Smooth and lustrous as if polished; glossy: long, sleek hair.
b. In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin: a sleek hound.
2.
a. Able to or designed to move efficiently through air or water; streamlined: a sleek, luxurious sedan.
b. Thin and elegant in design: "A pair of sleek minarets anchored the skyline" (Terence Ward).
3. Polished or smooth in manner, especially in an unctuous way; slick: a sleek government official.
tr.v. sleeked, sleek·ing, sleeks
To make sleek; slick: sleeked his hair with pomade.

[Variant of slick.]

sleek′ly adv.
sleek′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sleekness - the quality of being well-groomed and neatly tailored; "the sleekness of his appearance reminded me of his financial successes"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
2.sleekness - the smooth feel of silk fabric
smoothness - a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch; "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"

sleekness

noun
A radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface:
Translations
نَعومَه
hladkostlesklost
det at være velpasset
olajos csillogás/simaság
gljái, glans
lesklosť
parlaklık

sleekness

[ˈsliːknɪs] N [of hair, fur, animal] → lustre m; [of person's appearance] → pulcritud f; [of car] → pureza f de líneas

sleekness

n (of hair, fur, animal)Geschmeidigkeit f; (of general appearance)Gepflegtheit f; (of car)Schnittigkeit f, → Eleganz f

sleek

(sliːk) adjective
1. (of hair, an animal's fur etc) smooth, soft and glossy. The dog has a lovely sleek coat.
2. well fed and cared for. a sleek Siamese cat lay by the fire.
ˈsleekly adverb
ˈsleekness noun
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