silken: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sil'kun), [key]
— adj.
  1. made of silk.
  2. like silk in smoothness, softness, glossiness, or delicateness.
  3. clad in silk.
  4. smoothly persuasive or ingratiating; mellifluous: the senator's silken oratory.
  5. elegant; luxurious.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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