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Definition of silken adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    silken

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈsɪlkən//
     
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  1. 1 [usually before noun] soft, smooth, and shiny like silk silken hair
  2. 2[usually before noun] smooth and gentle her silken voice
  3. 3[only before noun] made of silk silken ribbons
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: silken