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silky

adjective
     
silk‧y
1 soft, smooth, and shiny like silk:
silky fur
2 [only before noun] made of silk:
the silky fabric of her dress
3 a silky voice is gentle, and is used especially when trying to persuade someone to do something
silkily adverb
silkiness noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: soft WORD FOCUS: soft
soft and pleasant to touch: velvety, fluffy, silky

soft and easily crushed: squashy, squishy

soft and wet: mushy, squelchy BrE informal

soft and good to eat: tender


See also
soft

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