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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light;
- Example: "glossy auburn hair"
- Example: "satiny gardenia petals"
- Example: "sleek black fur"
- Example: "silken eyelashes"
- Example: "silky skin"
- Example: "a silklike fabric"
- Example: "slick seals and otters"
[syn: satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Silken \Silk"en\, a. [AS. seolcen, seolocen.] 1. Of or pertaining to silk; made of, or resembling, silk; as, silken cloth; a silken veil. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Soft; delicate; tender; smooth; as, silken language. "Silken terms precise." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Dressed in silk. "A . . . silken wanton." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Silken \Silk"en\, v. t. To render silken or silklike. --Dyer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

silken adj 1: 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" [syn: satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "silken": buffed, burnished, cottony, deferential, disarming, finished, furbished, glace, glassy, glazed, gleaming, glossy, insinuating, insinuative, lacquered, plush, plushy, polished, rubbed, saccharine, satinlike, satiny, sericeous, shellacked, shiny, silklike, silky, sleek, slick, soft as silk, varnished, velutinous, velvetlike, velvety