adjective, sleek·er, sleek·est.
Origin of sleek1
verb (used with object)
Origin of sleek2
Examples from the Web for sleek
With a sleek look and perfect pour, the Axium is the decanter of choice for serving red wine during the cold winter months.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Andy Warhol in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But early vampire myths were a far cry from the sleek, cloaked version Stoker described.
The sleek, peanut-shell sized device slips on near the collarbone.
If ESPN is a sleek bachelor pad, ESPNW is the cottage next door filled with Activia and ultra-soft toilet paper.
He had brought home a sleek new camper with a kitchenette, polished wooden cabinets, and foldout beds.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Slightly to one side, the sleek line of a British cruiser was visible, and beyond it a trio of lean, wolfish destroyers.The Caves of Fear|John Blaine
Plump, and short, and sleek was Mr. Hezekiah Diggs, the justice of the peace of Snagtown.Brother Against Brother|John Roy Musick
His sleek face, garlanded with mutton-chop whiskers, was creased in smiles.The Statesmen Snowbound|Robert Fitzgerald
Their pilots hadn't seen the three Spitfires as yet, being busy spotting the sleek destroyer.A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F.|Rutherford G. Montgomery
Darsie shut her eyes and purred like a sleek, lazy little cat.A College Girl|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Word Origin for sleek
1580s, variant of Middle English slike (see slick (adj.)). Originally of healthy-looking animal hair; applied to persons 1630s, with sense of "plump and smooth-skinned." Figurative meaning "slick, fawning, flattering" is from 1590s.
"make sleek," mid-15c., a variant of slick (v.). Related: Sleeked; sleeking.