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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From down +‎ -y.

AdjectiveEdit

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.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun.

NounEdit

downy ‎(plural downies)

  1. A blanket filled with down; a duvet.
    • 2013, Dorothy M. Jensen, The Little Girl From 311 Travis Street (page 246)
      Went to bed with 2 downies on the bed, but the heat finally kicked in and ended with one cover and my feet sticking out.
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