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See definition of cottony on Dictionary.com
  • as insilky
  • as insoft

synonyms for cottony

  • delicate
  • glossy
  • luxurious
  • plush
  • satiny
  • silken
  • sleek
  • soft
  • velvety
  • like silk
  • silk
  • tender

antonyms for cottony

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  • dull
  • harsh
  • healthy
  • poor
  • rough
  • strong
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • rigid
  • rough
  • stiff
  • unbendable
  • unflexible
  • unpliable
  • unyielding
  • firm
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How to use cottony in a sentence

The paper should have a cottony feel to it, almost like money, and it should have a watermark seal on it, too.
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He was conscious of a hunger that was beyond discomfort, and a thirst that left his mouth dry and cottony.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
Stem: Cylindrical; creamy white; hollow, or with a loose cottony pith.
OUR EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOMS AND HOW TO DISTINGUISH THEMWILLIAM HAMILTON GIBSON
Cottony clouds stood, in a great castle, over the top of Arran, and blew out in long streamers to the south.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. XXII (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He has a little shrivelled face, looking as if it had been in the fire, and a short cottony beard, like moss on an old stone.
THE IMMORTALALPHONSE DAUDET
It was a thirst that started in his throat, spread to his dry cottony mouth, sank deep into his drying insides.
THE FIVE ARROWSALLAN CHASE
Through the whole room, it seemed, swept a curious cottony sense of Something-About-to-Happen!
PEACE ON EARTH, GOOD-WILL TO DOGSELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
The eggs of this insect are microscopic, and are enveloped in a cottony substance.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
Other molds forming loose cottony mycelium are brushed off if they appear.
THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
Mold begins to show as white cottony mycelium after five to six days, and slowly turns to "blue" (bluish green).
THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
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WORDS RELATED TO COTTONY

  • cottony
  • delicate
  • glossy
  • like silk
  • luxurious
  • plush
  • satiny
  • silk
  • silken
  • sleek
  • soft
  • tender
  • velvety
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.