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silk·y

 (sĭl′kē)
adj. silk·i·er, silk·i·est
1. Made of silk; silken.
2. Resembling silk; smooth or lustrous.
3. Covered with or characterized by fine soft hairs or feathers: a silky chick.
4. Pleasantly agreeable, as to the ear: a silky voice.
5. Suave or ingratiating: "the silky courtier's manipulation of an enfeebled king" (David Foster Wallace).

silk′i·ly adv.
silk′i·ness n.

silky

(ˈsɪlkɪ)
adj, silkier or silkiest
1. resembling silk in texture; glossy
2. (Textiles) made of silk
3. (of a voice, manner, etc) suave; smooth
4. (Botany) botany covered with long fine soft hairs: silky leaves.
ˈsilkily adv
ˈsilkiness n

silk•y

(ˈsɪl ki)

adj. silk•i•er, silk•i•est.
1. of or like silk; smooth, lustrous, soft, or delicate: silky skin.
2. covered with fine, soft hairs, as a leaf.
[1605–15]
silk′i•ly, adv.
silk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.silky - having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"

silky

adjective smooth, soft, sleek, velvety, silken, lustrous, satiny I stroked her silky hair.

silky

adjective
Smooth and lustrous as if polished:
Translations
حَريري
hedvábný
selymes
silki-; silkimjúkur
ipek gibi

silky

[ˈsɪlkɪ] ADJ (silkier (compar) (silkiest (superl)))
1. [material] → sedoso; [sound, voice] → suave
a silky sheenun brillo sedoso
silky smooth or softsuave como la seda
2. (fig) [skills] → fino, depurado
a silky gear changeun suave cambio de marchas

silky

[ˈsɪlki] adj
[hair, skin] → soyeux/euse
[voice] → caressant(e)

silky

adj (+er)seidig; voicesamtig; mannerglatt; movementsweich; silky smooth/softseidenweich

silky

[ˈsɪlkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (hair, dress) → di seta; (skin) → vellutato/a; (voice) → suadente, carezzevole

silk

(silk) noun
1. very fine, soft threads made by silkworms.
2. thread, cloth etc made from this. The dress was made of silk; (also adjective) a silk dress.
ˈsilky adjective
soft, fine and rather shiny like silk.
ˈsilkiness noun
ˈsilkworm noun
the caterpillar of certain moths, which makes silk.
References in classic literature ?
One day Razumov, coming in by appointment, found a stranger standing there-- a tall, aristocratic-looking Personage with silky, grey sidewhiskers.
His silky white hair flows over his shoulders; he looks at us with faded blue eyes; he bows with a sad and subdued courtesy, and says, in the simplest manner, "I bid you welcome, gentlemen, to my house."
Yet all the while his stump of tail valiantly bobbed back and forth, and, when released from such blissful contact, his silky ears flattened back and down as, with first a scarlet slash of tongue to cheek, he seized her hand between his teeth and dented the soft skin with a love bite that did not hurt.
White, a slender, frail little man whose hand seemed strangely cold, as if he were suffering from a chill, and whose whiskers were sparse and silky.
Ojo noticed one tree, especially, because it had such long, silky leaves and was so beautiful in shape.
His attention became, by degrees, quite centred in the study of her thick silky curls: her face he couldn't see, and she couldn't see him.
And then one by one they got up and stood, and went a-weaving around the ring so gentle and wavy and graceful, the men looking ever so tall and airy and straight, with their heads bobbing and skimming along, away up there under the tent-roof, and every lady's rose-leafy dress flapping soft and silky around her hips, and she looking like the most loveliest parasol.
Everything laughs, and shines and plays around it, like it, even the breath of air and the ray of sun which vie with each other in disporting among the silky ringlets of its hair.
The barkeeper was blue-eyed, and had fair, silky hair peeping out from under a black silk skull- cap.
"You've been under arrest for ten minutes, 'Silky' Bob.
"Now for it," said she, as she stood before the glass, and shook down her silky abundance of black curly hair.
Its merits as a prepartion for the hair are undeniable--it imparts to it a superb gloss and a silky fineness.