Silky is an adjective describing something smooth, soft, and glossy — like your friend's silky hair or the silky fabric of a formal gown.

Silky is a textural description, and it can be used to describe food, fabric, or hair. The word can also be used to describe vocal textures, as well. Someone might say about Frank Sinatra, "His silky smooth voice and his innovative lyrics will be around for quite some time."

Definitions of silky

adj having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light

silky skin”
satiny, silken, silklike, sleek, slick
emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts

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