Definition of silklike in US English:



  • See silk

    • ‘He was dressed in a soft grey shirt made of some silk-like material, his baggy green trousers rustled slightly as he moved.’
    • ‘She had on a sea-green silk-like dress that came just above her knees.’
    • ‘The small grubs are green-yellow in colour and, as well as tunnelling into the leaves to feed within the ‘blister ‘mines, they can draw the young foliage together with silk-like threads.’’
    • ‘The whole painting has a silk-like finish that has become Brown's hallmark.’
    • ‘There were some silk-like heavy, pinkish curtains hanging by each corner of the bed.’