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Definition of "velvety" []

  • Suggestive of the texture of velvet; soft and smooth: velvety skin. (adjective)
  • Smooth-tasting; mellow: a velvety sherry. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "velvety" in a sentence
  • "The language perfect, but the expression velvety, unpractical, apprentice-like…comically inadequate, absurdly weak and unsuited to the great language.30"
  • "The language perfect, but the expression velvety, unpractical, apprenticelike, ignorant, inexperienced, comically inadequate, absurdly weak and unsuited to the great language."
  • "The suspension is damped and velvety, which is just plain weird, considering the 18-inch, 40-series rubber the car rolls on."