Synonyms for Silk:


fabric (adjective)
orlon, chiffon, duffel, linen, matting, wool, damask, horsehair, astrakhan, tweed, calico, chintz, cambric, longcloth, mohair, flannel, crepe, denim, tulle, corduroy, twill, dacron, velour, gingham, gossamer, tricot, serge, bunting, cashmere, felt, alpaca, net, velvet, canvas, broadcloth, satin, acrilan, sacking sailcloth, tarpaulin, fleece, sateen, cheesecloth, herringbone, fabric, quilting, seersucker, nylon, worsted, lame, paisley, batik, muslin, sharkskin, suede, foulard, oilcloth, jersey, challis, percale, crinoline, Celanese, burlap, grenadine, madras, gabardine, taffeta, rayon, cotton, brocade, chenille, plaid, baize, moleskin.


jacquard, bit, rajah, Mousseline de soie, plush, satin de Lyon, twilled lining, tissue, harness, georgette, shantung, tapestry, chiffon velvet, Surah, crepe de chine, crop, bridle, upholstery, satin crepe, faille, tussah, halter, blinders, hurdle, pongee, China silk, marabou, silk shirting, watered-silk, voile, ribbons, horsewhip, fence, girth, Sarcenet, tie silk. fabric (noun)
taffeta, tussah, fiber, tulle, pongee.
fiber (noun)
hemp, fiber, jute, flax.

Other synonyms:

georgette. tissue. Other relevant words:
pongee, tussah, georgette, tissue, plush.

Usage examples for silk

  1. And he dropped a packet, bravely sealed and tied with a silk thread, into the Countess's lap. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. The union suit may be of linen, silk or cotton, with the weight suitable for the season. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  3. You won't have no silk gownds out of my pocket, I can tell you. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon