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Definition of sleek adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sleek

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//sliːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//sliːk//
     
    (sleeker, sleekest) Describing hair
     
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  1. 1(approving) smooth and shiny synonym glossy sleek black hair the sleek dark head of a seal See related entries: Describing hair
  2. 2(approving) having an elegant smooth shape a sleek yacht the sleek lines of the new car
  3. 3(often disapproving) (of a person) looking rich, and dressed in elegant and expensive clothes a sleek and ambitious politician sleek businessmen
  4. Word Origin late Middle English: a later variant of slick (adjective and verb).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sleek

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