Definition of sleekit in English:

sleekit

Line breaks: slee|kit
Pronunciation: /ˈsliːkɪt
 
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adjective

  • 1Scottish Artfully flattering or ingratiating.
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    • The Scottish National Party leader's sleekit charm and verbal fluency have long wowed commentators who visit Scotland only during the Edinburgh festival.
  • 1.1Sly or cunning: his sleekit public image is going to make permanent fame a daunting challenge
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    • He took a sleekit decision, in secret, to raid pension funds, costing millions of Scots billions of pounds.
    • Their old feeding grounds have been colonised by a new breed of slippery and sleekit new Labourites which are simply too fast and too nimble for the lumbering old Conservatus.
    • "They have done this closure in the most sleekit way," says Thomas Callender, who has worked at the Fullarton plant for eight years.
  • 2 literary Having a glossy skin or surface.

Origin

early 16th century: from sleek.

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