downy

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down·y

 (dou′nē)
adj. down·i·er, down·i·est
1. Made of or covered with down.
2.
a. Resembling down: downy white clouds.
b. Quietly soothing; soft.

downy

(ˈdaʊnɪ)
adj, downier or downiest
1. (Zoology) covered with soft fine hair or feathers
2. light, soft, and fluffy
3. (Textiles) made from or filled with down
4. resembling downs; undulating
5. slang Brit sharp-witted; knowing
ˈdowniness n

down•y

(ˈdaʊ ni)

adj. down•i•er, down•i•est.
1. of or like down; soft.
2. covered with down.
3. soothing.
[1540–50]
down′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.downy - like down or as soft as down
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight
2.downy - covered with fine soft hairs or down; "downy milkweed seeds"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
haired, hairy, hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"

downy

adjective
1. fluffy, woolly, fleecy, feathery, plumate (Zoology, Botany) the warm downy quilt
2. soft, smooth, sleek, silky, velvety, silken downy head and beautiful skin
Translations
ناعِم كالرّيش
hebký
dunet
dún-; dúnmjúkur
tüy gibi

downy

[ˈdaʊnɪ] ADJvelloso; (= and soft) → blando, suave

downy

adj (+er)
(= filled with feathers)daunengefüllt; (= covered with feathers)flaumig
(fig) skin, hair, leaf, peachflaumig; fine downy hairein feiner Flaum

downy

[ˈdaʊnɪ] adj (skin, peach) → ricoperto/a di peluria, lanuginoso/a

down2

(daun) noun
small, soft feathers. a quilt filled with down.
downie®duvetˈdowny adjective
soft, like feathers. the baby's downy hair.
References in classic literature ?
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream; Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles Wanted, nor youthful dalliance as beseems Fair couple, linkt in happie nuptial League, Alone as they.
Patrick Downie, the licensee of the Downies Bar, on Prescot Road, Kensington, received Sky programming without a commercial agreement.
Mr Downie pleaded guilty to nine offences of dishonest reception of showing the games with the intent to avoid payment of the applicable charge, contrary to Section 297 (1) of the Copyright Design and Patents Act 1988.