Examples of cottony in a Sentence
The toys are stuffed with a cottony material.
The flowers are small and cottony.
First Known Use of cottony
Synonymsbristly, brushy, hairy, fleecy, furred, furry, hirsute, rough, shaggy, silky, unshorn, woolly (also wooly)
Antonymsbald, furless, glabrous, hairless, shorn, smooth
Related Wordsbearded, bewhiskered, mustachioed (also moustachioed), whiskered; stubbled, stubbly; downy, fluffy, fuzzy, linty, nappy
Near Antonymsbeardless, shaved, shaven
COTTONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cottony for English Language Learners
: like cotton : soft, fluffy, or covered with small soft hairs
Learn More about cottony
Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for cottony
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up cottony? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).