Translation of sleek in Spanish:


lacio y brillante, adj.

Pronunciation /slik//sliːk/


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    (fur/hair) lacio y brillante
    • He shook his head, sleek hair tumbling down into his face as usual.
    • He threw the book down, searched for the wineglass, then jumped out of the tub, a mass of bubbles and flesh, sleek flesh.
    • It had sleek fur, and whiskers that stretched away from the face.
    • Straight, sleek hair looks amazing on many people, including those with thin hair!
    • The Neotropical otter has short, dense, sleek pelage, which is described as a lustrous grayish-brown.
    • His dark skin looked smooth and sleek and seemed to stretch over his muscles.
    • Lindsay is blonde, with sleek hair shimmering to her shoulders.
    • A thickset but tall serious-looking man with very dark skin and sleek black hair entered, his impressive green robe billowing around him.
    • She was beautiful; her waist length chestnut colored hair was sleek and straight; it fell in a shimmering wave in front of her thin oval face on one side.
    • She had pulled a neat, itchy blanket out of some obscure closet and draped it over her, and her sleek hair was pulled up into a tight knot at the back of her head.
    • Her eyes were tired and her skin scratched, hair sleek.
    • Her hair was sleek and shiny, falling a little past her shoulders but shorter in front with thin, wispy bangs.
    • He stood tall, with slender, but firm, shoulders and rippling, sleek muscles.
    • This young man was handsome, in most of the village girls' opinions anyway, with long, sleek hair tied back in a ponytail and glittering green eyes.
    • She hopped up onto the couch next to Kamrune, laid down and proceeded to clean her sleek fur.
    • Her hair was sleek and made her look sexy and mature.
    • This one's long gray coat seemed aged and worn, his sleek muscles still giving off hints that his age greatly surpassed all here.
    • My chestnut hair was sleek and dark and my face was as white as unmarked paper.
    • He was a magnificent specimen with a deep mahogany coat and sleek muscles.
    • I ran my fingers through my sleek hair, spun one more time to look at everything again, and reached over to straighten my sheets.
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    • By most accounts, it drew a sleek crowd and a bit of scepticism.
    • Big mistake: his carved cut was only for small, sleek people - a certain model turned fashion editor, wore it to perfection.
    • She's chic, she's sleek, and she knows how to smoke, but I have always found her to be an actress of exceptional limitations.
    • Jackson was all angles and possessed a stark thinness suggestive of angry starvation, whereas his sister was sleek.
    • They have that eager look of youth in their bright eyes and attack those ferocious foam balls with the enthusiasm of sleek hunters.
    • She can do washed-up and tuned-out, sleazy and half-dressed, sleek and oozing with wealth.
    • An alcoholic and suicidal ad executive finds himself in a dive where a sleek girl in yellow is the cynosure of all the rowdy dancers.
    • Smith has a stronger frame than the sleek Bennett, but durability has been a problem for him in the past.
    • She's sleek, elegant, stylish and the epitome of New York City chic.
    • Apart from the metamorphosis of the fat Raja into a sleek guy, the movie is simple and deals with human relationships.
    • The platform was dominated by sleek lawyers and Tories.
    • Behind her was another sleek figure laying down suppressive fire with an MA5 Assault Rifle.
    • Elegant and sleek Doug Glanville patrols center field, and newly blossomed Mike Lieberthal is the catcher.
    • I turned to find a short, sleek woman with short brown hair and alluring brown eyes.
    • This woman was utterly sleek and conventionally beautiful.
    • He's sleek and well-shaped, his feathers long and healthy.
    • He was sleek and lean, with a dancer's legs and long supple arms that looked even longer because of his sloping shoulders.
    • The sleek man who has taken his place is delighted to talk about his transformation.
    • The light reflecting from the hallway allowed glimpses of the sleek figure beneath.
    • Real country music has never been about the sleek and the wealthy.
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    (stylish, elegant)
    de líneas elegantes
    • 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.
    • It should be stylish yet classic, sleek and modern, but not stark.
    • The products are sleek, stylish, and affordable, clearly aimed at the young and hip consumer.
    • The result is a sleek, stylish box that your spouse might even allow to be placed in the living room.
    • 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.
    • It appeared sleek and comfortable in bright blue with white trim in contrast to the worn looking Communist era rolling stock nearby.
    • In one of her hands she still grasped a firearm-a smooth, sleek affair of deadly black metal.
    • And if you fancy a stand-alone, there are still sleek and stylish options available.
    • But this sleek, stylish hatchback is still considered a cut above its cousins.
    • They were very sleek and small and had room for two in the front, and one cramped backseat for a third person in the back.
    • My pair of sleek, stylish and always sexy Lycra bike shorts that I was sporting only weeks ago have been traded in for sweatpants and a fleece.
    • They were sleek, simple, perfect vehicles for attacking in large numbers and flying away without a trace.
    • Camera phones still have some way to go before they are truly sleek, and this shows more in the clamshell design than in a candy bar shape.
    • She was sleek, scarred, deadly-looking, and experiencing some engine trouble.
    • This jacket can be worn with sleek pants and a stylish shirt, or a classic sweater and jeans.
    • They are sleek and modern, filled with ethereal light, with clean lines and spare spaces.
    • They're sleek enough to be worn under everyday clothes, moisture-wicking and warm, and flattering for all shapes and sizes.
    • The bar looks stylish and sleek, and the location is great.
    • They were sleek and compact, and painted completely black.
    • The great buildings began to rise higher, and now they were sleek and black, with great panels of glass that only reflected the darkness of the black sky.

transitive verb

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    to sleek one's hair down alisarse el pelo
    • he wore his hair sleeked back with brilliantine se peinaba hacia atrás con brillantina
    • So these subtle communications play a substantial role in the same way as mammals display fear by sleeking their hair over their head.
    • 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.
    • There he sat, Mr. Dorman, skinny as a skeleton and pale as one with his dyed brown hair sleeked back, sitting and stroking his greasy mustache looking like a weasel.
    • His dark hair was sleeked back and he wore a robe of crimson red.
    • I glossed my lips without color, left my hair sleeked in the ponytail, wore a long beige skirt with a matching sweater and finished with flat, unattractive, brown loafers.
    • I had sleeked back my black hair and put on a black sweater.
    • Today however his hair was combed and sleeked back with loads of gel, his bangs brushed over his right eye; hanging into his face.
    • Away from the beach - where hats abound and locks are sleeked with conditioner - hair has to be perfectly coiffed and never, ever dirty.
    • Then thinking of him without make-up and his hair neatly sleeked back she shuddered.
    • Blond hair met the bottom of his ears, sleeked back slightly.
    • This open-winged posture is held while the bill is closed, the tail is fanned, the plumage is sleeked, and the body is motionless.
    • The head is lowered and the neck extended so that the bill is parallel to body's main axis, and the feathers are sleeked against the body.
    • I stumbled out of the room, icy sweat sleeking down my forehead and dripping off my shivering palms.
    • Her platinum blonde hair was neatly cut and sleeked back, besides the odd strand which dangled over her jade eyes.
    • His blue-black hair was sleeked back from his face, his golden eyes reflecting the blazing sparks of the fire.
    • Iselle climbed into the car and sleeked back her hair with her hand before engaging the gears and pulling off again into the night.
    • His wavy hair, parted high and sleeked back, was turning silver, following the lead of his tongue.