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[koo sh-uh-nee]
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  1. soft and comfortable like a cushion.
  2. having or provided with cushions.
  3. used as a cushion.
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Origin of cushiony

First recorded in 1830–40; cushion + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

silky, comfortable, elastic, pliable, smooth, fluffy, spongy, comfy, rounded, plastic, creamy, thin, easy, mushy, flexible, supple, delicate, velvety, soft, porous

Examples from the Web for cushiony

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  • 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.