downy

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From down +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

downy ‎(comparative downier, superlative downiest)

  1. Having down, covered with a soft fuzzy coating as of small feathers.
    The chick's downy coat of feathers formed almost immediately to keep it warm.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun.

Noun[edit]

downy ‎(plural downies)

  1. A blanket filled with down; a duvet.