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sleek

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsleeksleek1 /sliːk/ adjective πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 GRACEFULa vehicle or other object that is sleek has a smooth attractive shape πŸ”Š the sleek lines of the new Mercedes2 SHINYsleek hair or fur is straight, shiny, and healthy-looking3 RICHsomeone who is sleek looks rich and is well dressed β€”sleekly adverb β€”sleekness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
sleekβ€’ Suddenly he froze, standing tall, erect, and sleek.β€’ the car's sleek, aerodynamic profileβ€’ It's sleek, aggressive and frankly, it has the face of an angel.β€’ Seclusion is at hand a short train ride from Zurich, whose airport handles sleek business jets in nearly any weather.β€’ The cat purred as Ben stroked its sleek fur.β€’ Linda looked wonderful at the party; her hair was long and sleek, her make-up perfect.β€’ It was sleek, its ears raised not flattened.β€’ Certainly every time the Alto was exposed to the world outside the sleek monastery near Route 280, the response was terrific.β€’ But a sleek sailing boat that spends all its time in harbour is no use to anyone.β€’ The Chamber of Commerce promoted a sleek, sophisticated image of metropolitan Tucson as a good place to live.β€’ Whatever had been on its prow was now gone, sheared off when the sleek vessel had been driven among the trees.sleek linesβ€’ The Focus-sized motor has sleek lines and huge interior space.β€’ Not like the man-made beauty of a sports car, its sleek lines and purring engine.β€’ Fortunately, however, their sleek lines are as tough as they are functional and good looking.β€’ Even now its sleek lines look ahead of their time.
sleeksleek2 verb [transitive always + adverb/preposition] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SHINYto make hair or fur smooth and shiny by putting water or oil on itsleek something back/down etc πŸ”Š His hair was sleeked back with oil.β†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
sleek
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysleek
he, she, itsleeks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysleeked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave sleeked
he, she, ithas sleeked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad sleeked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill sleek
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have sleeked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam sleeking
he, she, itis sleeking
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you, we, theyare sleeking
Past
I, he, she, itwas sleeking
you, we, theywere sleeking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been sleeking
he, she, ithas been sleeking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been sleeking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be sleeking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been sleeking
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