adjective, down·i·er, down·i·est.
Related formsdown·i·ly, adverbdown·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for downy
"Then the rainiest June since the 1950s helped the spread of downy and powdery mildew" he told The Telegraph.Bad News for the Bubbly: Champagne Suffers Worst Season in Decades|The Telegraph|August 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“They are a good deal more feathery than our ‘downy couches’ here in camp, I warrant, Lizzie,” laughed Laura.The Girls of Central High in Camp|Gertrude W. Morrison
By nine o'clock Margaret, enveloped in a downy wrapper of dark red, lay courting sleep in her section.Southern Hearts|Florence Hull Winterburn
She was lying flat on her downy pillow one morning, watching the faces, when something stirred at the foot of the pillow.The Incubator Baby|Ellis Parker Butler