- v make slick or smooth
- v give a smooth and glossy appearance
- s (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance
- What remains of his white hair is slicked back in strands and though his breath labors painfully at times, he can still sit upright and at full attention for hours when discussing .
- On July 17, the pilot of TAM Airlines Flight JJ3054, tried to land at Congonhas, but realizing he wouldn't be able to stop in time on the rain-slicked tarmac, tried to take off .
- A few weeks ago, the oil-slicked river burst into flames and burned with such intensity that two railroad bridges spanning it were nearly destroyed.
News & Articles
- Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Politely Tells BBC No Interviews, He’s Focused Having Coffee
Birdman had the mowhawk slicked back for this one.
June 17, 2013 - The Big Lead
- Police identify woman killed in north Athens wreck
A Winterville woman was killed Monday morning in a collision between two vehicles in northeast Athens. Peggy Michelle Haley, 34, apparently lost control of her car while rounding a rain-slicked curve on Spring Valley Road at Taylor Lane, said Lt.
June 17, 2013 - Athens Banner-Herald
- Best Hair & Beauty at the Daytime Emmy Awards - Vote For Your Favorite Here!
(Getty Images) L-R Chrishell Stause, Linsey Godfrey, Kate Mansi Last night's 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards saw some epic hair and beauty looks on the red carpet. From bold fuchsia lips to ultra-slicked-back ponytails, check out some of our picks from the red carpet—and vote for your favorite, below. Aisha Tyler : Voluminous updo and fuchsia lips Giada de Laurentiis : A plum-brown smoky eye and ...
June 17, 2013 - StyleBistro
- Daryl Hannah in Contactmusic.com
She tells Britain's You magazine, "There are so many people in LA who have had cosmetic surgery and they all look like Muppets. There was a picture taken a while ago of me emerging from the ocean, with my hair slicked back and no make-up on. I...
- John Hersey in The Canberra Times
In the classroom boys and girls are confronted with books that have insipid illustrations depicting the slicked-up lives of other children [and] feature abnormally courteous, unnaturally clean boys and girls,Hersey wrote. "In bookstores,...
- Harry Reid in Politicker
If we continue to follow this slippery, oil-slicked, downward-winding path, our citizens will shiver in darkness as our resources hemorrhage to Third World thugs whose only virtue is their control of petroleum-based energy,Reid said.