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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
vel•vet /ˈvɛlvɪt/USA pronunciation
TextilesAlso,ˈvel•vet•ed. made of or covered with velvet.
resembling or suggesting velvet;
- Textilesa fabric of silk, nylon, acetate, rayon, etc., with a thick, soft pile formed of loops either cut at the end or left uncut.
- something like velvet in softness or texture.
soft:her velvet touch.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
velvet /ˈvɛlvɪt/ n
Etymology: 14th Century: veluet, from Old French veluotte, from velu hairy, from Vulgar Latin villutus (unattested), from Latin villus shaggy hairˈvelvet-ˌlike adj ˈvelvety adj
- a fabric of silk, cotton, nylon, etc, with a thick close soft usually lustrous pile
- (as modifier): velvet curtains
- anything with a smooth soft surface
- smoothness; softness
- (as modifier): velvet skin, a velvet night
- the furry covering of the newly formed antlers of a deer
- slang chiefly US gambling or speculative winnings
- a gain, esp when unexpectedly high
- velvet glove ⇒ gentleness or caution, often concealing strength or determination (esp in the phrase an iron fist or hand in a velvet glove)