noun sat·in \ˈsa-tən\

: cloth that has a smooth, shiny surface

Full Definition of SATIN

:  a fabric (as of silk) in satin weave with lustrous face and dull back

Examples of SATIN

  1. a dress made of satin

Origin of SATIN

Middle English, from Anglo-French, probably from Arabic zaytūnī, literally, of Zaytūn, seaport in China during the Middle Ages
First Known Use: 14th century



: made of or covered with satin

: having a smooth and shiny surface

Full Definition of SATIN

:  made of or covered with satin
:  suggestive of satin especially in smooth lustrous appearance or sleekness to touch

Examples of SATIN

  1. <the satin petals of a rose>

First Known Use of SATIN

15th century

Rhymes with SATIN

SATIN Defined for Kids


noun sat·in \ˈsa-tən\

Definition of SATIN for Kids

:  a cloth with a smooth shiny surface
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