AskDefine | Define velvety

Dictionary Definition

velvety adj
1 smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste [syn: velvet]
2 resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface [syn: velvet]

User Contributed Dictionary



From velvet + -y.


  1. Like velvet (but not velvet); soft, smooth, soothing. Not necessarily restricted to the sense of touch.
    The mouse was a warm, velvety weight in my hand.
    The crooner had a velvety voice that made the ladies swoon.''

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1