velvety


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vel·vet·y

 (vĕl′vĭ-tē)
adj. vel·vet·i·er, vel·vet·i·est
1. Suggestive of the texture of velvet; soft and smooth: velvety skin.
2. Smooth-tasting; mellow: a velvety sherry.

vel•vet•y

(ˈvɛl vɪ ti)

adj.
1. suggestive of or resembling velvet; smooth; soft.
2. (of liquor) smooth-tasting; mild; mellow.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.velvety - smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste
smooth - having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror"
2.velvety - resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight

velvety

adjective soft, smooth, downy, delicate, mossy, velvet-like the velvety fur on the cat's ears
Translations
مُخْمَلي، ناعِم
sametový
fløjlsagtigfløjlsblød
bársonyos
flauels-/silkimjúkur
kadifemsi

velvety

[ˈvelvɪtɪ] ADJaterciopelado

velvety

[ˈvɛlvɪti] adjvelouté(e)

velvety

adjsamtig

velvety

[ˈvɛlvɪtɪ] adjvellutato/a

velvet

(ˈvelvit) noun, adjective
(of) a type of cloth made from silk etc with a soft, thick surface. Her dress was made of velvet; a velvet jacket.
ˈvelvety adjective
References in classic literature ?
But the increasing lights, and the attacks made by the Indians and the white travelers turned the tide of battle, and, with silent flappings of their soft, velvety wings, the bats flew back to the jungle whence they had emerged.
The grass had been nibbled short and even, so this stretch was not shaggy and red like the surrounding country, but grey and velvety.
When La Folle came to the broad stretch of velvety lawn that surrounded the house, she moved slowly and with delight over the springy turf, that was delicious beneath her tread.
You said you wanted to hurry home," he replied gently, passing his hand along his mustang's velvety neck, "and--and you had something to say to me.
Sometimes the banks were overhung with thick masses of willows that wholly hid the ground behind; sometimes we had noble hills on one hand, clothed densely with foliage to their tops, and on the other hand open levels blazing with poppies, or clothed in the rich blue of the corn-flower; sometimes we drifted in the shadow of forests, and sometimes along the margin of long stretches of velvety grass, fresh and green and bright, a tireless charm to the eye.
There was a velvety stretch of ground in the Sawyer pasture which was full of fascinating hollows and hillocks, as well as verdant levels, on which to build houses.
It was a real tulip, such as one can see any day; but in the middle of the blossom, on the green velvety petals, sat a little girl, quite tiny, trim, and pretty.
AND she hung up all sorts and sizes of clothes-- small brown coats of mice; and one velvety black mole- skin waist-coat; and a red tail- coat with no tail belonging to Squirrel Nutkin; and a very much shrunk blue jacket belonging to Peter Rabbit; and a petticoat, not marked, that had gone lost in the washing --and at last the basket was empty!
Without possessing the volume of classical bass voices, the tone of it was pleasing from a slightly muffled quality like that of an English bugle, which is firm and sweet, strong but velvety.
The latter took a dozen warriors, including myself, and we raced across the velvety carpeting of moss to the little enclosure.
In the soft light the distant hills became melted, and the shadows in the valleys and gorges of velvety blackness.
Her skin was admired for its velvety softness; her hands and arms were of surpassing beauty, all the poets of the time singing them as incomparable.