un·​slick ˌən-ˈslik How to pronounce unslick (audio)
: not slick
an unslick surface
especially : not superficially smooth or appealing in appearance or manner
… the combination of an earnest, unslick delivery and a well-defined message … David Montgomery

Examples of unslick in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The proceedings felt professional, but reassuringly unslick. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, 12 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unslick was in 1893

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“Unslick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unslick. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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