slick back


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slick back

To brush hair to the back of the head and cause it to lie flat with water, oil, gel, or some other product. A noun or pronoun can be used between "slick" and "back." I wanted to slick my hair back for our school photos, but Mom wouldn't let me. Try slicking it back first, then style it from there.
See also: back, slick

slick back

v.
To cause something, especially hair, to lie flat by making it moist or oily and brushing it back: He wet his hands and slicked back his hair. She slicks her curls back with gel.
See also: back, slick
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But winger Richard Fussell finished off a slick back move after the break to set up a real contest and although the hosts failed to complete their revival they can take a lot of heart out of a spirited yet also controlled display.
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Eryri entertained Dinefwr and although the forward struggle was fairly even the home side was undone by slick back play resulting in two tries apiece for Dinefwr scrum-half Lee Rees and wing Adam Thomas, who also kicked four conversions.
SLICK back messy hair with this red and white striped bow Babyliss hairband, pounds 4.50, Boots.
THE latest person to slick back his hair and stick on a dodgy moustache is Ken Stott, best known for his role in The Vice and Messiah.
She gets points for the slick backed hair and red Kurt Geiger shoes, though.