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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 downy /ˈdaʊni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Down·y a.
 1. Covered with down, or with pubescence or soft hairs. “A downy feather.”
    Plants that . . . have downy or velvet rind upon their leaves.   --Bacon.
 2. Made of, or resembling, down. Hence, figuratively: Soft; placid; soothing; quiet.  “A downy shower.” --Keble. Downy pillow.”
    Time steals on with downy feet.   --Young.
 3. Cunning; wary. [Slang, Eng.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: like down or as soft as down [syn: downlike, flossy, fluffy]
      2: covered with fine soft hairs or down; "downy milkweed seeds"
         [syn: pubescent, puberulent, sericeous]
      [also: downiest, downier]