sleekly


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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:
Adv.1.sleekly - in a sleek glossy manner; "the wet road was shining sleekly"
Translations
بِنُعومَه
ulízaně
velpasset
csillogóan
mjúklega, lipurlega
kaypakça

sleekly

[ˈsliːklɪ] ADV [smile, reply] → zalameramente

sleekly

[ˈsliːklɪ] adv (answer) → in modo untuoso

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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Beside him sat his wife, all silvery chinchilla and violets; and on the far side of the ribbon, Lawrence Lefferts's sleekly brushed head seemed to mount guard over the invisible deity of "Good Form" who presided at the ceremony.
How delightful to meet you, Miss Brooke," he said, raising his hat and showing his sleekly waving blond hair.
We were gliding sleekly through the water, but Demetrios was slowly sliding away from us.
Dojo (hardware): a sleekly designed pebble that monitors all your smart connected devices for security and privacy threats and ensures they are hacker-proof and secure 24/7/365.
This summer, another emerging name in contemporary home security, Scout Alarm, will reveal its own spin on Aura--releasing a product that will combine Aura's detection method with Scout Alarm's sleekly designed hardware and customizablefunctionality via smartphoneapp.
The dining room is open to a sleekly appointed minimalist kitchen with glossily lacquered snow-white cabinets, a high-end mix of marble and walnut countertops, and a double-wide central peninsula.
Its clean and crisp white walls, sleekly patterned carpets and plenty of natural light make for a pleasant experience.
Designed by prominent developer Zahid Modern Properties, the complex offers home-seekers and property investors spacious fully-furnished sleekly designed apartments with lush interiors and spectacular views.
It is sleekly and aggressively styled with deep front spoiler, side skirts and a muscular-looking bonnet scoop.
In 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl, author Mona Awad tells Lizzie's story through 13 chapters in her life as she transforms from a chubby teen to a sleekly fit adult.
Al Safina is designed to give the feel of being on board a ship - Safina means ship in Arabic -and features a circular buffet and round blonde wood tables that enhance the sleekly modern setting, which represents the interior of a luxury yacht.