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1. silky

adjective. ['ˈsɪlki'] having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light.

Synonyms

  • silklike
  • silken
  • satiny
  • sleek
  • bright

Antonyms

  • artless
  • roughness
  • implausible
  • nonslippery

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Words that Rhyme with Silky

  • willkie
  • willke
  • wilkie
  • wilkey
  • silkey
  • milky
  • gilkey

Example sentences of the word silky


1. Adjective
The satin variety is known for its shiny, silky coat and curly whiskers.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Three types of anteaters are native to Peru, the silky, southern and giant.

3. Verb, past participle
Some dogs have silky coats that are closer in texture to human hair than fur.

Quotes containing the word silky


1. love wasn't the soft, silky words the poets spoke of. Love,with it's twin edges, was the one factor that weakened so many women, that pushed them to compromised their own wants, their own needs for the needs and wants of another.
- Nora Roberts, Sweet Revenge

2. silky-leafed

adjective. having glossy leaves.

Synonyms

  • silky-leaved

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate

3. silky-haired

adjective. having hair that resembles silk.

Synonyms

  • hirsute
  • hairy

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • depilous
  • glabrescent

4. silky-leaved

adjective. having glossy leaves.

Synonyms

  • silky-leafed

Antonyms

  • aphyllous
  • defoliate
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