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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. like down or as soft as down;
[syn: downy, downlike, flossy, fluffy]

2. covered with fine soft hairs or down;
- Example: "downy milkweed seeds"
[syn: downy, pubescent, puberulent, sericeous]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Downy \Down"y\ (-[y^]), a. 1. Covered with down, or with pubescence or soft hairs. "A downy feather." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Plants that . . . have downy or velvet rind upon their leaves. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Made of, or resembling, down. Hence, figuratively: Soft; placid; soothing; quiet. "A downy shower." --Keble. "Downy pillow." --Pope. [1913 Webster] Time steals on with downy feet. --Young. [1913 Webster] 3. Cunning; wary. [Slang, Eng.] --Latham. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

downy adj 1: like down or as soft as down [syn: downy, downlike, flossy, fluffy] 2: covered with fine soft hairs or down; "downy milkweed seeds" [syn: downy, pubescent, puberulent, sericeous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

77 Moby Thesaurus words for "downy": airy, artful, astute, attenuate, attenuated, bubbly, crafty, cunning, dainty, deep, delicate, ethereal, even, feathery, filmy, fine, fine-drawn, fine-grained, finespun, flat, fleecy, flossy, fluffy, foamy, frothy, furry, fuzzy, gauzy, glabrate, glabrescent, glabrous, gossamer, gossamery, guileful, hirsute, imponderous, insidious, lanate, leger, leiotrichous, level, light, light as air, lighter than vanity, mousse, nappy, peachy, pinnate, plane, pubescent, refined, regular, satin, satiny, silky, sly, smooth, smooth-shaven, smooth-textured, souffle, suave, thin-spun, tricky, unbroken, unheavy, uniform, unrough, unroughened, unruffled, velutinous, velvety, volatile, weightless, wily, wiredrawn, woolly, yeasty