velvety

[ vel-vi-tee ]
/ ˈvɛl vɪ ti /

adjective

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.

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Origin of velvety

First recorded in 1745–55; velvet + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM velvety

vel·vet·i·ness, nounun·vel·vet·y, adjective
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