Main definitions of downie in English

: downie1downie2

downie1

(also downy)

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊni/

noun

informal Scottish
  • A quilt filled with down; a duvet or continental quilt.

Origin

1940s. From down + -y.

Main definitions of downie in English

: downie1downie2

downie2

Pronunciation /ˈdaʊni/

noun

slang
  • A depressant or tranquillizing drug, especially a barbiturate.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Sunday Times. From down + -y.