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[ sat-n-ee ]


  1. satinlike; smooth; glossy.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of satiny1

First recorded in 1780–90; satin + -y 1

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Example Sentences

Doja Cat and SZA’s satiny voices, along with the silly, yes, but sultry lyrics, create the perfect mood for sensually swaying to the beat.

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It looks appealing, with a satiny finish and split top that gives it a fresh-from-the-bakery appeal.

The treasure was a gown; it was of a heavy, satiny weave of linen, very yellow and creased.

From behind the waiters crooked arm appeared the satiny dark head of a girl.

The train was beating the post-chaise with its satiny horses, the train that went by coal one dug from the ground.

Their plumage has a peculiar satiny appearance and is quite dazzling when viewed in the sunlight.

It stood in there on the table, made of yellow satiny wood, with a sliding lid ornamented with a beautiful little picture.


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