[koo sh-uh-nee]


soft and comfortable like a cushion.
having or provided with cushions.
used as a cushion.

Origin of cushiony

First recorded in 1830–40; cushion + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cushiony

Contemporary Examples of cushiony

Historical Examples of cushiony

  • The lady laughed, a laugh as plump and soft and cushiony as the rest of her.

    Why Joan?

    Eleanor Mercein Kelly

  • I know you'll love me, whatever it is, and I wish now I could snuggle on that soft, cushiony shoulder of yours and go to sleep.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • The seora disentangled one arm slowly from her rebozo, and gave the newcomer a large, brown, cushiony hand.

    Stories of the Foot-hills

    Margaret Collier Graham

  • Then she dropped wearily down on a great, cushiony sofa, not to rest, but because she had nothing else to do.

    The Lion's Mouse

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • And there was no sound save the half audible rustle of some tiny creature of the night as it hurried over the cushiony ground.