Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling silk or some aspect of it.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light

Etymologies

silk +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She's wearing a thin black silklike dress — a sundress, and her shoulders are bare.

    Shopgirls

  • These are such bang-up place to break for a chancea day with jeans and a sweater or in a to a greater extent pro and classy mode with a silklike dame or an A-line dress.

    Warning: Slant-Eye Alert

  • This makes it a more sensible choice for undergarments and lingerie than silklike but inabsorbent synthetics.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Earlier (1884), Louis, count of Chardonnet (1839–1924), had produced an artificial thread that was woven into a silklike material.

    1863

  • He unbuttoned his own cuffs, and she forced his shirt off, down his back, then lifted his T-shirt over his head or tried to, for her arms were too short to make it quite all the way-and then he hugged her tighter, feeling the silklike artificial fibers of her new bra rub on his hairless chest.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • Her hands went down and loosened the elastic band of his briefs, with her eyes now locked on his, and this time she smiled, a for-real smile that made him blush, because he was as ready as he needed to be, and then her hands pushed down on the briefs, and all that left was his socks, and then it was his turn to kneel and pull down on the red silklike panties.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • In silklike green shirt and trousers, with a heavier but sleeveless vest of purple wool, the healer sat on the green velvet settee and touched the place beside her.

    Colors of Chaos

  • Nylan knelt beside the small bed, his fingers going out past the silklike pillowcase with the green and purple embroidered edging to the forehead of the fevered child.

    The Chaos Balance

  • When he finally dragged his mouth from hers, she buried her face in the silklike robe covering his chest.

    For the Love of God

  • Twisted into the interior of the jacket was a silklike scarf, clear, light blue -- the blue of Terra's cloudless skies on certain days, so different from the yellow shield now hanging above them.

    The Defiant Agents

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