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sleek
American English: /slik/
British English: /sliːk/

Translation of sleek in Spanish:

adjective -er, -est

  • 1.1 (glossy)
    (hair/fur)
    lacio y brillante
    Example sentences
    • It had sleek fur, and whiskers that stretched away from the face.
    • Her hair was sleek and shiny, falling a little past her shoulders but shorter in front with thin, wispy bangs.
    • My chestnut hair was sleek and dark and my face was as white as unmarked paper.
    1.2 (well-groomed)
    Example sentences
    • She's sleek, elegant, stylish and the epitome of New York City chic.
    • Big mistake: his carved cut was only for small, sleek people - a certain model turned fashion editor, wore it to perfection.
    • Elegant and sleek Doug Glanville patrols center field, and newly blossomed Mike Lieberthal is the catcher.
    1.3 (stylish, elegant)
    de líneas elegantes
    Example sentences
    • Nowadays, the heart of the computer is more likely to be a sleek, futuristically designed container that is both easy on the eye and handy to move around as well.
    • In one of her hands she still grasped a firearm-a smooth, sleek affair of deadly black metal.
    • Then there was the film - a sleek glossy thriller, unlike any American film I knew, which to the innocent eye looked like a New Wave movie.

transitive verb

  • to sleek one's hair down
    alisarse el pelo
    he wore his hair sleeked back with brilliantine
    se peinaba hacia atrás con brillantina
    Example sentences
    • What they have succeeded in doing was a vague similarity to French hairstyles - combining a ponytail and artificially sleeked straight hair falling like a cascade on one side of the face.
    • His blue-black hair was sleeked back from his face, his golden eyes reflecting the blazing sparks of the fire.
    • So these subtle communications play a substantial role in the same way as mammals display fear by sleeking their hair over their head.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.