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1. velvet

noun. ['ˈvɛlvət'] a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • veluotte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • villus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Velvet

  • affidavit
  • calvet
  • charvat
  • civet
  • covet
  • evatt
  • govett
  • gravatt
  • horvat
  • hrovat
  • hrovat
  • javett
  • mcdavitt
  • mcdevitt
  • mcdivett
  • mcdivitt
  • mckevitt
  • pivot
  • privott
  • rivet

Example sentences of the word velvet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Drape the tables in red satin or red velvet for a rich and expensive feel.

Quotes containing the word velvet


1. You're only human. You live once and life is wonderful so eat the damn red velvet cupcake!
- Emma Stone

2. Self-destruction would be a brief, almost autoerotic free-fall into a great velvet darkness.
- Mark Mirabello, The Cannibal Within

3. Someone was coming through the velvet.He was pulling it wide, he was stepping onto Kestrel’s balcony—close, closer still as she turned and the curtain swayed, then stopped. He pinned the velvet against frame. He held the sweep of it high, at the level of his gray eyes, which were silver in the shadows.He was here. He had come.Arin.
- Marie Rutkoski, The Winner's Crime

2. velvet-leaf

noun. arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States.

Synonyms

  • velvetleaf
  • shrub
  • Lavatera
  • bush
  • Lavatera arborea
  • genus Lavatera

3. velvet-leaf

noun. tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States.

Synonyms

  • Indian mallow
  • velvetleaf
  • genus Abutilon
  • China jute
  • butter-print
  • velvetweed
  • mallow
  • Abutilon

Antonyms

  • superior

4. velvet-textured

adjective. smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste.

Synonyms

  • smooth
  • velvety

Antonyms

  • hard
  • coarse
  • unironed

5. velvet

adjective. ['ˈvɛlvət'] smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste.

Synonyms

  • velvet-textured
  • velvety

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied

Etymology

  • veluotte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • villus (Latin)

6. velvet

adjective. ['ˈvɛlvət'] resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface.

Synonyms

  • velvety

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • insulator

Etymology

  • veluotte (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • villus (Latin)
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