silkily

silky

[sil-kee]
adjective, silkier, silkiest.
1.
of or like silk; smooth, lustrous, soft, or delicate: silky skin.
2.
Botany. covered with fine, soft, closely set hairs, as a leaf.

Origin:
1605–15; silk + -y1

silkily, adverb
silkiness, noun
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silky (ˈsɪlkɪ)
 
adj , silkier, silkiest
1.  resembling silk in texture; glossy
2.  made of silk
3.  (of a voice, manner, etc) suave; smooth
4.  botany covered with long fine soft hairs: silky leaves
 
'silkily
 
adv
 
'silkiness
 
n

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silky definition


  1. mod.
    smooth; unctuous. : What a silky character. He could talk his way into the heart of some unsuspecting chick.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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