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Etymology:

From un- +‎ sleek.


Adjective:

Adjective unsleek (comparative more unsleek, superlative most unsleek) Not sleek, the opposite of sleek; rough. 1874, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Idylls of the King: Then she that saw him lying unsleek, unshorn, Gaunt as it were the skeleton of himself, Uttered a little tender dolorous cry. 1997 September 5, Mark Swartz, “Rebuilding the Material World”, Chicago Reader: Bruce Nauman uses neon not to advertise a product or service but to make absurd or insulting proclamations, and his fiberglass is heavy and unsleek. 2007 April 2, Virginia Heffernan, “The Onion Speaks, and Sounds Familiar”, New York Times: Photographs of the unsleek, inland-dwelling and mostly male clique that, with various cast shifts, has developed the Onion sensibility over 20 years, beginning at the University of Wisconsin , reveal a Midwestern chain gang that seems to know exactly what they’re about.


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Similar Words:

Other words similar to unsleek can be found below:

1.UNS
2.unsabotaged
3.unsackable
4.unsacrament
5.unsacred
6.unsad
7.unsadden
8.unsaddle
9.unsaddled
10.unsadness
11.unsafe
12.unsafely
13.unsafeness
14.unsafety
15.unsaid
16.unsailed
17.unsailorlike
18.unsaint
19.unsaintly
20.unsalable
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