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sleeky

[ slee-kee ]
/ ˈsli ki /
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adjective, sleek·i·er, sleek·i·est.
sleek; smooth.
Chiefly Scot. sly; sneaky.
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Also Scot., sleeked [sleekt], /slikt/, sleekit.

Origin of sleeky

First recorded in 1715–25; sleek1 + -y1
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