[ US /ˈsɪɫki/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪlki/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪlki/ ]
having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
slick seals and otters
glossy auburn hair
a silklike fabric
satiny gardenia petals
sleek black fur
How To Use silky In A Sentence
- She pulled the black scrunchie out of her long glossy red-gold hair, the silky strands having been confined in a simple low, sleek ponytail.
- The Cotton grass has tiny flowers with tufts of white silky hairs at the top of a stalk.
- Designers use floral in monotones with unusual checks and stripes, silky and lustrous finishes, transparence and illusion placements with a hint of skin in the collection.
- This non-dairy whip icing has a ‘fresh picked’ strawberry flavor, silky texture and delicate, pink color that's perfect for any dessert.
- It was a slightly glum day, the vivid blue of the sky partially hidden by overcast, and the silky gray rainbirds taking flight in the chill air.
- Polly led the way down the sidewalk, her tank top wet at the breastbone, her silky biceps made wooden by her cargo. SURE OF YOU
- The report deluged him with criticism, albeit worded in the silky prose of a veteran mandarin.
- Do not reward a dog with a soft silky coat and no undercoat.
- The fitted shape and silky top also mean it will work for dressier occasions. Times, Sunday Times
- When the man found that we were going to stay all night he bestirred himself, dragged some of the things to one side and put down a shake-down of pulu (the silky covering of the fronds of one species of tree-fern), with a sheet over it, and a gay quilt of orange and red cotton. The Hawaiian Archipelago