Synonyms for slick

Synonyms for (noun) slick

Synonyms: slick

Definition: a trowel used to make a surface slick

Similar words: trowel

Definition: a small hand tool with a handle and flat metal blade; used for scooping or spreading plaster or similar materials


Synonyms: slick

Definition: a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water

Similar words: film

Definition: a thin coating or layer

Usage: the table was covered with a film of dust


Synonyms: slick, slickness, slip, slipperiness

Definition: a slippery smoothness

Usage: he could feel the slickness of the tiller

Similar words: smoothness

Definition: a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

Usage: admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs; some artists prefer the smoothness of a board


Synonyms: glossy, slick, slick magazine

Definition: a magazine printed on good quality paper

Similar words: mag, magazine

Definition: a periodic publication containing pictures and stories and articles of interest to those who purchase it or subscribe to it

Usage: it takes several years before a magazine starts to break even or make money

Synonyms for (verb) slick

Synonyms: sleek down, slick, slick down

Definition: give a smooth and glossy appearance

Usage: slick one's hair

Similar words: disentangle, comb, comb out

Definition: smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

Usage: comb your hair before dinner; comb the wool


Synonyms: sleek, slick

Definition: make slick or smooth

Similar words: smooth, smoothen, shine, polish

Definition: make (a surface) shine

Usage: shine the silver, please; polish my shoes

Synonyms for (adjective) slick

Synonyms: tricksy, tricky, foxy, knavish, dodgy, crafty, cunning, wily, slick, sly, guileful

Definition: marked by skill in deception

Usage: 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

Similar words: artful

Definition: marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft

Usage: the artful dodger; an artful choice of metaphors


Synonyms: silken, silklike, silky, satiny, sleek, slick

Definition: having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light

Usage: glossy auburn hair; satiny gardenia petals; sleek black fur; silken eyelashes; silky skin; a silklike fabric; slick seals and otters

Similar words: bright

Definition: emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

Usage: the sun was bright and hot; a bright sunlit room


Synonyms: slick, glib, pat

Definition: having only superficial plausibility

Usage: glib promises; a slick commercial

Similar words: plausible

Definition: apparently reasonable and valid, and truthful

Usage: a plausible excuse


Synonyms: slick

Definition: made slick by e.g. ice or grease

Usage: sidewalks slick with ice; roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil

Similar words: slippery, slippy

Definition: causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide

Usage: slippery sidewalks; a slippery bar of soap; the streets are still slippy from the rain