[ US /ˈsɪɫki/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪlki/ ]
  1. having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    slick seals and otters
    glossy auburn hair
    a silklike fabric
    satiny gardenia petals
    silky skin
    sleek black fur
    silken eyelashes
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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
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