What does the word sleek mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To make smooth.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Sleekness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Smooth and glossy.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Smooth spoken; flattering.

Usage examples for sleek

  1. This Carpen hath a sleek and subtle mind Full well equipped for all stern duty's calls; Hence we who seek to tread in Freedom's path Find him a stumbling block to be removed. – 'A Comedy of Errors' in Seven Acts by Spokeshave (AKA Old Fogy)
  2. He looked less depressed than before and much more like his usual sleek self, and the sight of him in these apparently recovered spirits whipped up my resentment again to all its old bitterness. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  3. You can have sleek, shining fur when theirs is dull. – Among the Pond People by Clara Dillingham Pierson