silklike
adjective see silk I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • silklike — adjective 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • silklike — adjective Resembling silk or some aspect of it. Syn: silky …   Wiktionary

  • silk — silklike, adj. /silk/, n. 1. the soft, lustrous fiber obtained as a filament from the cocoon of the silkworm. 2. thread made from this fiber. 3. cloth made from this fiber. 4. a garment of this cloth. 5. a gown of such material worn distinctively …   Universalium

  • satiny — adjective 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grevillea robusta — Silky Silk y, a. [Compar. {Silkier}; superl. {Silkiest}.] 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine. [1913 Webster] 3. Covered with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sericeous — Se*ri ceous, a. [L. sericus silken, sericum Seric stuff, silk, fr. Sericus belonging to the Seres, Gr. ???, a people of Eastern Asia, the modern Chinese, celebrated for their silken fabrics. Cf. {Silk}, {Serge} a woolen stuff.] 1. Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silken — Silk en, v. t. To render silken or silklike. Dyer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silkier — Silky Silk y, a. [Compar. {Silkier}; superl. {Silkiest}.] 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine. [1913 Webster] 3. Covered with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silkiest — Silky Silk y, a. [Compar. {Silkier}; superl. {Silkiest}.] 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine. [1913 Webster] 3. Covered with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silky — Silk y, a. [Compar. {Silkier}; superl. {Silkiest}.] 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; silken; silklike; as, a silky luster. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, soft and smooth; as, silky wine. [1913 Webster] 3. Covered with soft… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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