cottony

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adjective cot·tony \ˈkät-nē, ˈkä-tən-ē\

Definition of cottony

  1. :  resembling cotton in appearance or character: such asa :  covered with hairs or pubescenceb :  soft

Examples of cottony in a sentence

  1. The toys are stuffed with a cottony material.

  2. The flowers are small and cottony.

1578

First Known Use of cottony

1578


COTTONY Defined for English Language Learners

cottony

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adjective cot·tony \ˈkät-nē, ˈkä-tən-ē\

Definition of cottony for English Language Learners

  • : like cotton : soft, fluffy, or covered with small soft hairs


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