sat·​iny | \ ˈsat-nē How to pronounce satiny (audio) , ˈsa-tᵊn-ē \

Definition of satiny

: having or resembling the soft usually lustrous smoothness of satin a satiny finish

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Examples of satiny in a Sentence

There's a satiny feel to the material. the satiny short coat of an Arabian horse
Recent Examples on the Web Wistful and no-nonsense, an unmoussed Smart was speaking from her Los Angeles home, perched atop a satiny pink chair with a rococo design. New York Times, 17 May 2021 In 1983, Halston signed a huge deal with J. C. Penney to design a diffusion line, called Halston III, which would allow the women from his Midwestern home town to have a slice of his satiny world. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 15 May 2021 The Totally Clueless Blush Palette ($26) is made to look like a pink flip phone and has four versatile colors inside: a bubblegum pink and deep cinnamon brown in a satiny finish, and two shimmery options in tawny gold and peach. Marci Robin, Allure, 11 May 2021 Makeup artist Marissa Vossen made sure that plum shade is picked up by not only the lenses of her glasses but also by her satiny lipstick. Marci Robin, Allure, 25 Apr. 2021 These blushes are a perfect pop of satiny color that will blur your pores and give a healthy glow, and this baby bubblegum pink color gives a barely-there flush. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 10 Apr. 2021 Then comes the voice of the host, Pádraig Ó Tuama, whose satiny southern Irish accent invites you to fully submerge. David Gardner, Vulture, 26 Mar. 2021 While the all-over powder look couldn’t be more out of style than acid wash jeans, this satiny loose powder is great for lightly dusting over your T-zone to set foundation and eliminate any shine. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 18 Mar. 2021 Her silky, satiny creations cost three figures, not four or five. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of satiny

1693, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2021

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“Satiny.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of satiny

: smooth and shiny like satin

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