Synonyms for Downy:

adj.

fluffy (adjective)
light, fuzzy, flossy, silky, pubescent, feathery, velvety, fleecy, soft, plumose.
hairy (adjective)
pubescent.
plumed (adjective)
feathery.
soft (adjective)
velvety.

n.

aquatic, anthropoid, best-of-breed, asexual, articulate, amphibious, Caged, androgynous, captive, arboreal. downy (noun)
fluffy, downlike, pubescent, hairy, sericeous, flossy, hirsute, soft, puberulent.
woolly (noun)
fuzzy, fleecy, covered with soft hair or feathers, silky, plumose, velvety, feathery, light.

Other synonyms:

fuzzy. light. fuzzy
fleecy.
plumed
feathery.
Other relevant words:
articulate, velvety, fuzzy, asexual, captive, light, anthropoid, Caged, amphibious, fleecy, best-of-breed, aquatic, plumose, arboreal, feathery, silky, androgynous.

Usage examples for downy

  1. The willows are gold as well as silver now, for some of the leaves have turned; while others still show white downy backs when the breeze ruffles them. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. The seed of the Anemone being very light and downy is blown away by the first breeze of wind. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie