Associations to the word «Silken»


SILKEN, adjective. Made of silk.
SILKEN, adjective. Having a smooth, soft, or light texture, like that of silk; suggestive of silk.
SILKEN, adjective. (figuratively) (of speech, singing, oratory, etc.) Smoothly uttered; flowing, subtle, or convincing in presentation.
SILKEN, adjective. (obsolete) Dressed in silk.
SILKEN, verb. (transitive) To render silken or silklike.

Dictionary definition

SILKEN, 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".

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