- suggestive of or resembling velvet; smooth; soft: velvety rose petals; a velvety voice; a velvety cream sauce.
- (of liquor) smooth-tasting; mild; mellow: a velvety Scotch.
Origin of velvety
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Examples from the Web for velvety
His velvety smooth baritone is among the most imitated but never quite duplicated.Viral Video of the Day: Morgan Freeman Sucks Helium
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Slowly the fingers would start to move and scratch the enormous soft skull and velvety ears.RIP Cobber
October 1, 2012
Finally home, with her family close and darkness falling, Kamila settled down on a velvety pillow in her living room.When Everything Changed
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
March 11, 2011
Still, nothing quite satisfies the way a rich, velvety soup does.What to Eat: Spring Comfort Foods
April 27, 2010
It gives the soup a velvety body, almost as if it were enriched with cream, without contributing a taste.5 Recipes From a Top Chef Master
April 6, 2010
Its tone was velvety in its richness, nor was there the least inflection of astonishment in its tone.The Law-Breakers
The trees were all uninjured; the carpet of velvety moss was undefiled by blood.The Downfall
It was dark; the stars were shining in a sky of velvety blueness.
Fruit clothed with velvety down, large; stone rough-wrinkled.Trees of the Northern United States
Austin C. Apgar
It was a clear, velvety night, and still, after the wind of the day.Hidden Water
Word Origin and History for velvety
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