Translation of "slick" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /slɪk/ us

operating or performing skilfully and effectively, without problems and without seeming to need effort

logrado, pulido
Manilow gave the slick, polished performance that we’ve come to expect.
A slick pass from Eaves to Brinkworth set up the goal.

disapproving skilful and effective but not sincere or honest

hábil, de mucha labia
It’s that sort of slick sales talk that I mistrust.
noun uk /slɪk/ us

an oil slick a layer of oil that is floating over a large area of the surface of the sea, usually because an accident has caused it to escape from a ship or container


US a glossy magazine

revista ilustrada

(Translation of “slick” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /slik/

clever especially in a sly or dishonest way; smart

That was a very slick move!
slickly adverb

de forma mañosa
He slickly drove the car around the circuit.
slickness noun


(Translation of “slick” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)