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adjective as in resembling velvet

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noun as in fabric

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Start with a Taste of Memphis box, which features flavors including red velvet, Bluff City barbecue, penny candy and spiced whiskey.

In 1989, 63-year-old Barbara Bush wore a blue velvet and satin gown by Arnold Scaasi, who said the new first lady was suddenly “the most glamorous grandmother in the United States.”

Fabric upholstery can be plush, cozy, and inviting and can range from soft velvets to simple linen.

It woos you with aromas of jasmine and honeysuckle, then hugs your palate with velvet.

This year, Schreurs’s velvet sack is packed and his boots are shined, but when he goes on his dozens of appointed Santa rounds in Olney on the weekends, he’s doing outdoor visits and traveling in his bright red Toyota 4Runner.

It was something quite unique, impossibly velvet and probably never to be repeated.

This explains the crumpled look of his beautiful red velvet suit paired with cowboy boots and a flowery style shirt.

Waters became really famous after Tipping The Velvet was made into a TV drama in 2002.

I felt a community of lesbian readers might find Tipping The Velvet fun.

The Velvet Tongue is an erotic literary soiree held by poet Ernesto Sarezale.

Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.

The quiet of the deserted building incircled the little, glowing room as the velvet incircles the jewel in its case.

The walls were covered with silk and velvet hangings, ornamented with gold fringe, while rich carpets were spread underfoot.

If we get 17 rounds per gun per day for the 18 pounders and 4.5 howitzers we shall indeed be on velvet.

For young ladies, at home, ribbon or velvet are the most suitable materials for a head-dress.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to velvet, such as: velvety, velour, velveteen, and velutinous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.