how to pronounce sleek


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the above transcription of sleek is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sleek is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sleek in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Lindsey Lawson had sleek dark hair and …”

meanings of sleek


  1. Slim and streamlined; not plump, thick, or stocky.
  2. Glossy.
  3. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth.
  4. Not rough or harsh.


  1. With ease and dexterity.


  1. To make smooth or glossy; to polish or cause to be attractive.


  1. That which makes smooth; varnish.

sleek frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word sleek occurs in english on average 4.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sleek can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sleek can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to sleek


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