Definition of downiness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdounēnəs/ /ˈdaʊninəs/

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See downy

‘It's also the softness you experience when you touch a Golden Retriever and it's the downiness of a baby chick.’
  • ‘Note the downiness of Cupid's wings and the unblemished quality of the flesh in cruelly close proximity to the sharpness of the lion's claw.’
  • ‘She shakily lays a hand upon Christian's head and smoothes the downiness of his hair.’