One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his sleek dark hair’
smooth, glossy, shiny, shining, gleaming, lustrous, silken, silky, satiny, velvety, sheeny
well brushed, polished, burnished
2‘he ran his hand lingeringly over the car's sleek lines’
streamlined, trim, aerodynamic
elegant, graceful, flowing, smooth
3‘a group of sleek young men in city suits’
well groomed, stylish, wealthy-looking, prosperous-looking
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