(noun, adjective, verb)


1. Made of silk.

2. Looking like silk, silken.


1. a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

Definition categories: man–made, cloth, fabric, material, textile

2. animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

Definition categories: substance

Sentences with silk as a noun:

- The silk thread was barely visible.

- I had a small square of silk, but it wasn't enough to make what I wanted.


1. (transitive) To remove the silk from (corn).