unslick

adjective
un·​slick | \ ˌən-ˈslik How to pronounce unslick (audio) \

Definition of unslick

: 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

First Known Use of unslick

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Unslick.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unslick. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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