silky adj : having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters" [syn: glossy, satiny, sleek, silken, silklike, slick] [also: silkiest, silkier]
- Rhymes: -ɪlki
similar in texture or appearance to silk
- Russian: шёлковый (šjólkovyj)
- Webster 1913
- "silky" in Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
- Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.
Silky means having a smooth, silk-like texture.
Silky may also refer to:
- Silkie, a variety of chicken believed to have originated in eastern Asia
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