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 ?
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.
He smiled back at her with what Phil called "his deep, black, velvety smile.
But just before they came to the belt of birch which hid their home, Anne saw a girl who was driving a flock of snow- white geese along the crest of a velvety green hill on the right.
As if a big round apple presented itself to my hand, a ripe golden apple, with a coolly-soft, velvety skin:--thus did the world present itself unto me:--
Larks trilled unseen above the velvety green fields and the ice-covered stubble-land; peewits wailed over the low lands and marshes flooded by the pools; cranes and wild geese flew high across the sky uttering their spring calls.
The grass had been nibbled short and even, so this stretch was not shaggy and red like the surrounding country, but grey and velvety.
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!
In her voice there was a virginal freshness, an unconsciousness of her own powers, and an as yet untrained velvety softness, which so mingled with her lack of art in singing that it seemed as if nothing in that voice could be altered without spoiling it.
cried Dorothy, in a joyous voice, as she sprang out of the buggy and let Eureka run frolicking over the velvety grass.
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.
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.
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.