1 glib, meretricious, plausible, polished, smooth, sophistical, specious
2 adroit, deft, dexterous, dextrous, polished, professional, sharp, skilful
3 make glossy, plaster down, sleek, smarm down (Brit. informal) smooth
, adj amateur, amateurish, clumsy, crude, inexpert, unaccomplished, unpolished, unprofessional, unskilful
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slick ( slicker comparative) ( slickest superlative )
1 adj A slick performance, production, or advertisement is skilful and impressive.
There's a big difference between an amateur video and a slick Hollywood production...
These actors and directors brought a new sophistication and slickness to modern theatre.
2 adj A slick action is done quickly and smoothly, and without any obvious effort.
usu ADJ n
They were outplayed by the Colombians' slick passing and decisive finishing.
3 adj A slick person speaks easily in a way that is likely to convince people, but is not sincere., (disapproval)
Don't be fooled by slick politicians.
4 n-count A slick is the same as an oil slick. Experts are trying to devise ways to clean up the huge slick.
oil slick ( oil slicks plural ) An oil slick is a layer of oil that is floating on the sea or on a lake because it has accidentally come out of a ship or container. n-count
The oil slick is now 35 miles long.
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