HyperDic: downy

English > 2 senses of the word downy:
ADJECTIVEalldowny, downlike, flossy, fluffylike down / down or as soft as down / down
alldowny, pubescent, puberulent, sericeouscovered with fine soft hairs or down
downy > pronunciation
Soundsdaw'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > downy: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglike down / down or as soft as down / down.
Synonymsdownlike, flossy, fluffy
BroadersoftYielding readily to pressure or weight
Spanishesponjoso, fofa, fofo, mullido
Catalanesponjós, flonjo
Nounsdownsoft fine feathers
downinessa light softness
English > downy: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCovered with fine soft hairs or down.
Example"downy milkweed seeds"
Synonymspubescent, puberulent, sericeous
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderhairy, haired, hirsuteHaving or covered with hair
Spanishpubescente, velloso
Catalanpubescent, vellós
Nounsdownfine soft dense hair (as the fine short hair of cattle or deer or the wool of sheep or the undercoat of certain dogs)
downinessa light softness

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