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EnglishEdit

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.