Silken Definition

sĭlkən
adjective
Made of silk.
Webster's New World
Like silk in appearance, texture, quality, etc.
Webster's New World
Delicately pleasing or soothing.
A silken voice; silken touches.
American Heritage

(figuratively, of speech, singing, oratory, etc.) Smoothly uttered; flowing, subtle, or convincing in presentation.

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verb
To render silken or silklike.
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Origin of Silken

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

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