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silk·y / ˈsilkē/ • adj. (silk·i·er , silk·i·est ) of or resembling silk, esp. in being soft, fine, and lustrous: the fur felt silky and soft. ∎  (of a person or their speech or manner) suave and smooth, esp. in a way intended to be persuasive: a silky, seductive voice. DERIVATIVES: silk·i·ly / ˈsilkəlē/ adv. silk·i·ness n.

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silky Applied to the mineral lustre of some fibrous minerals, e.g. satin spar.

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silky

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