Definition of Satiny

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

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



Definition of Satiny

1. a. Like or composed of satin; glossy; as, to have a satiny appearance; a satiny texture.

Definition of Satiny

1. Adjective. Like satin, smooth and shiny, glossy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satiny

1. resembling satin [adj] - See also: satin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satiny

satin weave
satined
satinet
satinets
satinette
satinettes
sating
satining
satinleaf
satinpod
satinpods
satins
satinwood
satinwood tree
satinwoods
satiny (current term)
sation
satire
satires
satiric
satirical
satirically
satirick
satirique
satirise
satirised
satirises
satirising
satirist
satirists

Literary usage of Satiny

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1. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"satiny white with an orange band across the wing. ... satiny white, with a longitudinal orange stripe bordered with brown and widened into a foot near the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia by Entomological Society of Philadelphia (1865)
"Subterminal line wide, white; terminal space covered with pale greenish scales; fringes satiny white except at apex where they are distinctly brownish. ..."

3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants: With an Easy Introduction to the by William Withering (1812)
"Pileus satiny, sometimes edged with white : stem white above and below. ... STEM satiny, crooked, 2 inches high, thick as a raven quill, with age. ..."

4. Forest Bulletin (1905)
"Under-surface satiny-white, as also are the three pairs of front legs (on the first three segments behind head) and the abdominal ones, the latter with ..."

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