[ slee-kit ]
/ ˈsli kɪt /
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Origin of sleekit
past participle of sleek2
Words nearby sleekit
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Example sentences from the Web for sleekit
Any more than they did when Sir John Suckling apostrophised the "wee, sleekit, cow'rin', tim'rous beastie."
British Dictionary definitions for sleekit
/ (ˈsliːkɪt) /
deceitful; crafty; sly
Word Origin for sleekit
Scottish, from past participle of sleek
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