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 ?
Under his hat, worn with a slight backward tilt, his hair had been carefully brushed into respectful sleekness; for his business was with an Embassy.
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.
* The concept marries the presence of an SUV with the sleekness of a sports coupe, showing once more the potential evolution of the CUPRA design
It was not about what was the latest new sleekness. It was about weathering and those things that get better with age," the caption quoted Lauren.
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Another major element that you need to look up to is Sleekness in design and Slim LED that is fortified a perfect sound.
And the lack of sleekness which comes with an ultimately functional design leaves others drivers cold.
With a distinct fastback sleekness to its silhouette, sharply slanted crease lines and impressively muscular wheelarches imbue the 812 Superfast with the power and aggression warranted by its imposing 6.5-litre V12.
The warmth of wood contrasts with the sleekness of powder-coated steel strips.
Choose fashion-inspired prints for your walls, to reflect the modern sleekness of the rest of the furnishing.
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The sharp simplicity of the units and worktops only enhances the sleekness of this stylish, contemporary look.