adjective \ˈsil-kē\

: made of silk or of material that is soft, smooth, and shiny like silk

: smooth, soft, and shiny like silk

of food : smooth, soft, and rich


Full Definition of SILKY

a (1) :  silken 1 (2) :  silken 2
b :  smooth or fluid in motion <silky dance moves>
:  having or covered with fine soft hairs, plumes, or scales
silk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
silk·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of SILKY

  1. The cat has a silky coat.
  2. The material has a silky feel.

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Rhymes with SILKY


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