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Meaning of SILKY

Pronunciation:  'silkee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
 

SILKY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: glossy, satin(a), satiny, silken, silklike, sleek, slick, smooth
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Silk"y\, a. [Compar. {Silkier}; superl. {Silkiest}.]
1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk;
   silken; silklike; as, a silky luster.

2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine.

3. Covered with soft hairs pressed close to the surface, as a
   leaf; sericeous.

{Silky oak} (Bot.), a lofty Australian tree ({Grevillea
   robusta}) with silky tomentose lobed or incised leaves. It
   furnishes a valuable timber.

 

 

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