- Smooth, glossy, and slippery: sidewalks slick with ice. See Synonyms at sleek.
- Deftly executed; adroit: "as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water” ( Tallulah Bankhead).
- Shrewd; wily.
- Superficially attractive or plausible but lacking depth or soundness: a slick writing style. See Synonyms at glib.
- A smooth or slippery surface or area.
- A floating film of oil.
- A trail of floating material: a garbage slick.
- An implement used to make a surface slick, especially a chisel used for smoothing and polishing.
- Informal A magazine, usually of large popular readership, printed on high-quality glossy paper.
- A racing automobile tire with a smooth tread.
- Slang An unarmed military aircraft, especially a helicopter.
- To make smooth, glossy, or oily.
- Informal To make neat, trim, or tidy: slicked themselves up for the camera.