Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sleek

1 sense of sleek

Sense 1
slick, sleek -- (make slick or smooth)
       => polish, smooth, smoothen, shine -- (make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes")

Antonyms of adj sleek

3 senses of sleek

Sense 1
sleek -- (well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes")

INDIRECT (VIA groomed) -> ungroomed -- (not neat and smart in appearance; "he was wrinkled and ungroomed, with a two-day beard"; "ungroomed hair")

Sense 2
streamlined, aerodynamic, flowing, sleek -- (designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow; "a streamlined convertible")

INDIRECT (VIA smooth) -> rough, unsmooth -- (having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

Sense 3
satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick -- (having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Similarity of adj sleek

3 senses of sleek

Sense 1
sleek -- (well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes")
       => groomed (vs. ungroomed) -- (neat and smart in appearance; well cared for; "the manager was a beautifully groomed young man"; "his horse was always groomed")

Sense 2
streamlined, aerodynamic, flowing, sleek -- (designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow; "a streamlined convertible")
       => smooth (vs. rough) -- (having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

Sense 3
satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick -- (having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

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