silky 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
a (1) : silken 1 (2) : silken 2
b : smooth or fluid in motion <silky dance moves>
Examples of SILKY
- The cat has a silky coat.
- The material has a silky feel.
First Known Use of SILKY
Related to SILKY
- cottony, downy, satin, satiny, silken, silklike, soft, velvetlike, velvety
- coarse, harsh, rough, scratchy
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