sleekit
adjective Etymology: Scots, from past participle of 1sleek Date: 1513 1. chiefly Scottish sleek, smooth 2. chiefly Scottish crafty, deceitful

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  • sleekit — [slēk′it] adj. [Scot var. of pp. of SLEEK] Scot. 1. sleek, or smooth and shiny 2. sly, crafty, or sneaky …   English World dictionary

  • sleekit — /slee kit/, adj. Scot. sleeky. [ptp. of SLEEK2] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleekit — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Sly …   English dialects glossary

  • sleekit — sleek·it …   English syllables

  • sleekit — sleek•it [[t]ˈsli kɪt[/t]] also sleeked [[t]slikt[/t]] adj. Chiefly Scot. 1) scot. sleek; smooth 2) scot. crafty; sly • Etymology: ptp. of sleek II …   From formal English to slang

  • sleekit —   a. crafty, sly; smooth …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sleekit — ˈslēkə̇t adjective Etymology: Scots, from past participle of sleek (I) 1. chiefly Scotland : sleek, smooth 2. chiefly Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleeky — /ˈsliki/ (say sleekee) adjective 1. sleek; smooth. 2. artful; sly. Also, Scottish, sleekit /ˈslikɪt/ (say sleekit). {sleek1 + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sleeky — /slee kee/, adj., sleekier, sleekiest. 1. sleek; smooth. 2. Chiefly Scot. sly; sneaky. Also, Scot., sleeked /sleekt/, sleekit. [1715 25; SLEEK1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • timorous — adjective /ˈtɪməɹəs/ fearful, afraid, timid Wee sleekit, cowrin, timrous beastie, Syn: fearful, timid, shy Ant: daredevil …   Wiktionary

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