silkiness
noun see silky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Silkiness — Silk i*ness, n. 1. The quality or state of being silky or silken; softness and smoothness. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Effeminacy; weakness. [R.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • silkiness — silky ► ADJECTIVE (silkier, silkiest) 1) of or resembling silk. 2) suave and smooth. DERIVATIVES silkily adverb silkiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • silkiness — See silkily. * * * …   Universalium

  • silkiness — noun The property of being silky …   Wiktionary

  • silkiness — silk·i·ness || sɪlkɪnɪs n. quality of being silky, smoothness, softness, lustrousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • silkiness — n. 1. Smoothness, softness. 2. Effeminacy, pusillanimity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • silkiness — silk·i·ness …   English syllables

  • silkiness — noun the smooth feel of silk fabric • Syn: ↑sleekness • Derivationally related forms: ↑silky, ↑sleek (for: ↑sleekness) • Hypernyms: ↑smoothness …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleekness — noun 1. the quality of being well groomed and neatly tailored the sleekness of his appearance reminded me of his financial successes • Derivationally related forms: ↑sleek • Hypernyms: ↑appearance, ↑visual aspect 2. the smooth feel of silk fabric …   Useful english dictionary

  • Silkness — Silk ness, n. Silkiness. [Obs.] B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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