cottony

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

Definition of cottony 

: resembling cotton in appearance or character: such as

a : covered with hairs or pubescence

b : soft

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Synonyms & Antonyms for cottony

Synonyms

downy, satin, satiny, silken, silklike, silky, soft, velvetlike, velvety

Antonyms

coarse, harsh, rough, scratchy

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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

1578, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cottony was in 1578

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cottony

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of cottony

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

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