downy

Things that are downy are very soft and fluffy. Babies are sometimes born with little tufts of downy hair on their heads.

A teenage boy who wants to grow a beard will be frustrated by the downy hairs on his chin, and you could also describe the feeling of a peach as downy. When you rip your winter coat, the downy feathers inside might start floating out behind you in a trail wherever you go. These are also known as down, or the soft feathers that typically grow on a young bird — this is the origin, in fact, of downy.

Definitions of downy
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adj like down or as soft as down

Synonyms:
downlike, flossy, fluffy
soft
yielding readily to pressure or weight

adj covered with fine soft hairs or down

downy milkweed seeds”
Synonyms:
puberulent, pubescent, sericeous
haired, hairy, hirsute
having or covered with hair

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