Definition of Silklike

1. Adjective. Having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light. "Slick seals and otters"

Exact synonyms: Satiny, Silken, Silky, Sleek, Slick
Similar to: Bright
Derivative terms: Satin, Silk, Silkiness, Sleekness, Slickness



Definition of Silklike

1. Adjective. Resembling silk or some aspect of it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Silklike

1. resembling silk [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Silklike

silken
silkened
silkening
silkenly
silkens
silkie
silkier
silkies
silkiest
silkily
silkiness
silkinesses
silking
silkless
silklike (current term)
silkman
silkmen
silkmoth
silkmoths
silkness
silkoline
silkolines
silks
silkscreen
silkscreened
silkscreening
silkscreens
silktail
silktails

Literary usage of Silklike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis by Elizabeth J. Walters (1988)
"Although more than one drapery style existed at the same time, the rich, silklike quality of the drapery seems to occur on the most prized works, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"... each enclosed in a tiny net bag of fine, silklike thread, by which it was joined to the rest, the ends being twisted inlo a slender cord. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1813)
"... holes their mouths gradually appearing first, and then their silklike arm; extend, in this manner ..."

4. Modern Pulp and Paper Making: A Practical Treatise by George Strong Witham (1920)
"This ripening process is necessary to give the paper the desired opaqueness and soft, silklike feel. The operation of the machine in manufacturing cigarette ..."

5. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"... who collect it when green, and roast it. When ripe it bursts its shell, and exposes beautiful and delicate silklike fibres, to each of which is a seed. ..."

6. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation, and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"... who collect it when green, and roast it. When ripe it bursts its shell, and exposes beautiful and delicate silklike fibres, to each of which is a seed. ..."

7. Attic Grave Reliefs That Represent Women in the Dress of Isis by Elizabeth J. Walters (1988)
"Although more than one drapery style existed at the same time, the rich, silklike quality of the drapery seems to occur on the most prized works, ..."

8. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"... each enclosed in a tiny net bag of fine, silklike thread, by which it was joined to the rest, the ends being twisted inlo a slender cord. ..."

9. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1813)
"... holes their mouths gradually appearing first, and then their silklike arm; extend, in this manner ..."

10. Modern Pulp and Paper Making: A Practical Treatise by George Strong Witham (1920)
"This ripening process is necessary to give the paper the desired opaqueness and soft, silklike feel. The operation of the machine in manufacturing cigarette ..."

11. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"... who collect it when green, and roast it. When ripe it bursts its shell, and exposes beautiful and delicate silklike fibres, to each of which is a seed. ..."

12. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation, and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"... who collect it when green, and roast it. When ripe it bursts its shell, and exposes beautiful and delicate silklike fibres, to each of which is a seed. ..."

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