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
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.
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Definition of satiny for English Language Learners
: smooth and shiny like satin
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