Synonyms and Antonyms of silky

  1. 1 smooth or delicate in appearance or feel the plant's fibers feel silky to the touch Synonyms cottony, downy, satin, satiny, silken, silklike, soft, velvetlike, velvetyRelated Words creamy; chiffon, delicate, fine, slick; ultrasoftNear Antonyms bumpy, irregular, jagged, lumpy, pebbly; broken, jagged, ragged, roughened, rugged, scraggy; grainy, granular, grittyAntonyms coarse, harsh, rough, scratchy

  2. 2 covered with or as if with hair the tops of the leaves are a dark glossy green, but the undersides are light and silky Synonyms bristly, brushy, cottony, fleecy, furred, furry, hirsute, rough, shaggy, hairy, unshorn, woolly (also wooly)Related Words bearded, bewhiskered, mustachioed (also moustachioed), whiskered; stubbled, stubbly; downy, fluffy, fuzzy, linty, nappyNear Antonyms beardless, shaved, shavenAntonyms bald, furless, glabrous, hairless, shorn, smooth

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