Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun slick

4 senses of slick

Sense 1
slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip -- (a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller")
       => smoothness -- (a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch; "admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"; "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board")

Sense 2
slick, slick magazine, glossy -- (a magazine printed on good quality paper)
       => magazine, mag -- (a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it; "it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money")

Sense 3
slick -- (a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water)
       => film -- (a thin coating or layer; "the table was covered with a film of dust")

Sense 4
slick -- (a trowel used to make a surface slick)
       => trowel -- (a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials)

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

2 senses of slick

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

Sense 2
slick, slick down, sleek down -- (give a smooth and glossy appearance; "slick one's hair")
       => comb, comb out, disentangle -- (smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool")

Antonyms of adj slick

4 senses of slick

Sense 1
slick -- (made slick by e.g. ice or grease; "sidewalks slick with ice"; "roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil")

INDIRECT (VIA slippery) -> nonslippery -- (not slippery; not likely to slip or skid)

Sense 2
glib, pat, slick -- (having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial")

INDIRECT (VIA plausible) -> implausible -- (having a quality that provokes disbelief; "gave the teacher an implausible excuse")

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")

Sense 4
crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily -- (marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney")

INDIRECT (VIA artful) -> artless -- (simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance")

Similarity of adj slick

4 senses of slick

Sense 1
slick -- (made slick by e.g. ice or grease; "sidewalks slick with ice"; "roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil")
       => slippery (vs. nonslippery), slippy -- (causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain")

Sense 2
glib, pat, slick -- (having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial")
       => plausible (vs. implausible) -- (apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful; "a plausible excuse")

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")

Sense 4
crafty, cunning, dodgy, foxy, guileful, knavish, slick, sly, tricksy, tricky, wily -- (marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney")
       => artful (vs. artless) -- (marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors")

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