Definition of Downier

1. Adjective. (comparative of downy) ¹



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Definition of Downier

1. downy [adj] - See also: downy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Downier

downgraded
downgrades
downgrading
downgradings
downgyved
downhaul
downhauls
downhearted
downheartedly
downheartedness
downhill
downhiller
downhillers
downhills
downhole
downier (current term)
downiest
downiness
downinesses
downing
downings
downland
downlands
downless
downlevel
downlight
downlighter
downlighters
downlighting
downlights

Literary usage of Downier

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1885)
"At Oxford, where the intellectual resisting the master of the Temple and the «•fforts df Paris hud, under the guidance of the queen downier. ..."

2. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"... but the genuine D. collina has fatter downier stems than D. sericea, with longer, larger, hairier leaves, and a special profusion of flowers : it forms ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1801)
"... it: Every piece of cannon was dif- mounted, and placed in troughs hollowed out of trees cut downier the- ..."

4. Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain by John Ruskin (1884)
"... if anything can be shown of why wool is soft, and fur fine, and cotton downy, and down downier; and how a flax fibre differs from a dandelion stalk, ..."

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