silkier, silkiest
1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If something has a silky texture, it is smooth, soft, and shiny, like silk.

...dresses in seductively silky fabrics...

Claire smoothed Katy's silky hair. that's silky and unblemished.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe someone's voice as silky, you mean that it sounds confident but gentle and you find it attractive.

...a well-spoken man with a silky voice.

3) ADJ-GRADED If you describe the way someone or something moves as silky, you mean that they move very smoothly.

Some people moved in silky, liquid movements, others were jerky, probably drunk...

I had the car for two years and much enjoyed its excellent handling, quietness and silky gearchange.

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