AskDefine | Define velvety

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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]

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English

Etymology

From velvet + -y.

Adjective

  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.''

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