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
References in classic literature ?
As though the wind had brought a guest along with it, the door opened of a sudden and in came a friar of Emmet Priory, and one in high degree, as was shown by the softness and sleekness of his robes and the richness of his rosary.
For those seeking the clean and pristine, the collection's white finish adds a pop of freshness to traditional wood cabinet and floor designs or, when combined with white cabinetry and dark marbled countertops, brings a simplicity and sleekness to the space.
It's that combination of sleekness and aggression that makes the F-Type Coupe such an accomplished styling job.
0 design approach, the new Tucson combines the strong proportions and profile of a SUV with a sense of sleekness and agility.
For his part, the Qatari minister expressed his country's support for efforts to combat terrorism, expressing his government's sleekness to consolidate relations between the two brotherly countries, "/ end
Clearly there's only so much sleekness you can build into a four-seater drop-top that's only a few millimetres longer than a Ford Focus and the stylists have done a good job giving the car a coupe-like silhouette with the roof up.
Clearly, there's only so much sleekness you can build into a four-seater drop-top that's only a few millimetres longer than a Focus, and the stylists have done a good job giving the car a coupelike silhouette with the roof up.
Her black tights and knit shorts give her look a sporty sleekness.
Clearly, there's only so much sleekness you can build into a four-seater drop-top that's only a few millimetres longer than a Ford Focus and the stylists have done a good job giving the car a coupe-like silhouette with the roof up.
Fabulous The styling of The AWD F-TYPE Coupe combines sleekness and aggression
Clearly there's only so much sleekness you can build into a four-seater drop-top that's only a few millimetres longer than a Focus, and the stylists have done a good job giving the car a coupe-like silhouette with the roof up.
Aesthetically, its lightweight aluminum body construction combines the sleekness of modernity and classical charm; whereas, performance-wise, it's advanced driving technologies provide an unforgettable driving experience.