Definition of satiny
: having or resembling the soft usually lustrous smoothness of satin a satiny finish
Examples of satiny in a Sentence
There's a satiny feel to the material.
the satiny short coat of an Arabian horse
Recent Examples of satiny from the Web
More sudden than fossil or feather or driftwood burl on a desk, the sprig's scent conjures a dear place and time, jump-starting memory like satiny wildflowers chanced upon between pages of a book.
The straight-six’s humble yet hardworking 320 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque effortlessly marshaled our 7’s 4385 pounds with always-on thrust, free-revving enthusiasm, and satiny refinement.
Mr. Gilbert, wearing a satiny black robe, leapt from the podium at one point to play the magician who introduces the puppets at the fair.
Guenther also plants rhubarb, a nice surprise in a flower bed, for its satiny red stems.
Researchers found that the genome of the Wrangel mammoth, unlike that of its older counterpart, was riddled with mutations that would have been harmful to its health, including one that is known to cause satiny fur in mice.
Deserts teem with paradoxes: Gothic-looking cactuses sprout satiny flowers, some of which are edible; scorching days give way to nights that dip below freezing; summer monsoons bring ragged black clouds, torn along seams of white lightning.
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Definition of satiny for English Language Learners
: smooth and shiny like satin
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