Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: satin
IPA transcription: [s'ætən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: satin
    Meaning: a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back
Usage examples
  • "For the rose-colored satin," he returned, complacently.
  • The lace was torn, the satin stained, the pearls knocked off!
  • Put aside that idea, says the satin wall, which itself is perfectly clean inside.
  • The skin, more pleasing to the eye than any satin, is milk-white in some, in others lemon-yellow.
  • "Do not blame me, Miss Gorgeous, if I regard you with suspicion. Many a satin ribbon has a cotton back."
  • No, I'd sooner have the black satin one with the dragon in red and yellow!" He looked again more closely.
  • 'When he only snips with those scissors up in the air he snips and cuts out nothing but silk and satin', said he.
  • This was why Theodora North, in glistening rose-pink satin, sent him home confronting a suddenly-raised spirit of pain.
  • Every day she had given her a different dress, of gold brocade, velvet, or satin; yet she was neither conceited nor boastful.
  • Who does not perceive how laughable it is to see a lady who is clothed in satin lace, or velvet, laboriously travelling in the dust or mud.