velvety

adjective vel·vety \ ˈvel-və-tē \
|Updated on: 10 Aug 2018

Definition of velvety

1 : having the character of velvet as in being soft, smooth, thick, or richly hued
  • velvety hair
  • a velvety green pasture
2 : smooth to the taste : mild
  • a velvety wine

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Origin and Etymology of velvety


VELVETY Defined for English Language Learners

velvety

Definition of velvety for English Language Learners

  • : soft and smooth


VELVETY Defined for Kids

velvety

adjective vel·vety \ ˈvel-və-tē \

Definition of velvety for Students

: soft and smooth
  • velvety skin


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