Silken meaning

sĭl'kən
Made of silk.
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To render silken or silklike.

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Like silk in appearance, texture, quality, etc.
  • Soft or smooth.
  • Lustrous; glossy.
  • Smooth and ingratiating.
    silken flattery.
  • Elegant; luxurious.
    silken ease.
  • Delicate or gentle.
    silken caresses.
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Made of silk.

A silken veil.

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Having a smooth, soft, or light texture, like that of silk; suggestive of silk.
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(figuratively, of speech, singing, oratory, etc.) Smoothly uttered; flowing, subtle, or convincing in presentation.
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Smooth and lustrous like silk.
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Delicately pleasing or soothing.

A silken voice; silken touches.

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Made of silk.
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Origin of silken

  • From Middle English silken, from Old English seolcen (“made of silk, silken"), equivalent to silk +"Ž -en.
    From Wiktionary