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cottony

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cottony

  1. 1 covered with or as if with hair that gray, cottony spot on the bread is mold Synonyms bristly, brushy, hairy, fleecy, furred, furry, hirsute, rough, shaggy, silky, unshorn, woolly (also wooly)Related Words bearded, bewhiskered, mustachioed (also moustachioed), whiskered; stubbled, stubbly; downy, fluffy, fuzzy, linty, nappyNear Antonyms beardless, shaved, shavenAntonyms bald, furless, glabrous, hairless, shorn, smooth

  2. 2 smooth or delicate in appearance or feel fluffy, cottony hair Synonyms soft, downy, satin, satiny, silken, silklike, silky, velvetlike, velvetyRelated Words creamy; chiffon, delicate, fine, slick; ultrasoftNear Antonyms bumpy, irregular, jagged, lumpy, pebbly; broken, jagged, ragged, roughened, rugged, scraggy; grainy, granular, grittyAntonyms coarse, harsh, rough, scratchy


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