adjective, slick·er, slick·est.
- a magazine printed on paper having a more or less glossy finish.
- such a magazine regarded as possessing qualities, as expensiveness, chic, and sophistication, that hold appeal for a particular readership, as one whose members enjoy or are seeking affluence.
- such a magazine regarded as having a sophisticated, deftly executed, but shallow or glib literary content.Compare pulp(def 6).
Origin of slick1
Related formsslick·ly, adverbslick·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for slickly
This spot for The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas is slickly filmed and features catchy music and intriguing visuals.
Here, with the other properties of his act, a slickly painted blue barrel stood upended.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
It was clear that the game had been too slickly worked for the boy to have acted differently than he had done.
More than a few of the fellows say he must have been a spy, and up to some mischief, because he slipped off so slickly.Air Service Boys Over The Enemy's Lines|Charles Amory Beach