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cushiony

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cushiony softened by the addition of cushions or padding
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Cushiony Like a cushion; soft; pliable. "A flat and cushiony nose."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cushiony Like a cushion; soft and yielding or elastic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Cushiony like a cushion, soft
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. coissin—L. coxinum, coxa, hip.

Usage

In literature:

Trent opened the case, and, lifting the violin from is cushiony bed of padded satin, fingered it caressingly.
"The Hermit of Far End" by Margaret Pedler
He went into her boudoir, a remote and very cushiony place.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
It was terrible, as if one's very body, shoulders and arms, were upholstered and made cushiony.
"Aaron's Rod" by D. H. Lawrence
The plump hands of the senora went betrayingly into the air and her earrings tinkled with the horror that shook her cushiony person.
"The Gringos" by B. M. Bower
They climbed up rocky slopes, on which the short gray moss grew, cushiony.
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Grandma's cushiony pinkness entirely disappeared; she was more the color of a paper-bag, Rose-Ellen thought.
"Across the Fruited Plain" by Florence Crannell Means
And there was no sound save the half audible rustle of some tiny creature of the night as it hurried over the cushiony ground.
"Tom Slade with the Boys Over There" by Percy K. Fitzhugh
Then she dropped wearily down on a great, cushiony sofa, not to rest, but because she had nothing else to do.
"The Lion's Mouse" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Nay, I think the tired mind finds something in plump ignorance like what the body feels in cushiony moss.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
The merchant was a bow-legged character, with a flat and cushiony nose, like the last new strawberry.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
One of his large cushiony knees was upon Cameron's chest now, and the breath was going from him.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill
It was not long before two "cushiony" figures, as large as Jane, were seated on the bed.
"A Little Maid of Ticonderoga" by Alice Turner Curtis
She didn't think of waist lines or clothes at all, only of how comfortable and cushiony and pleasant the large face looked.
"The Camerons of Highboro" by Beth B. Gilchrist
I gathered and heaped it higher until it rose deep and cushiony; then I sank down upon it to perfect bliss.
"The Tent Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
All the small, dear, warm, cushiony things of life as I had lived it, seemed the only ones which ought to be real.
"Where the Path Breaks" by Charles de Créspigny
The lady laughed, a laugh as plump and soft and cushiony as the rest of her.
"Why Joan?" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
She was no mere cushiony receptacle for his grievances.
"Abington Abbey" by Archibald Marshall
The vagina also swells and grows more cushiony, and this is followed by a copious secretion of colourless and nearly inodorous mucus.
"A System of Midwifery" by Edward Rigby
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In news:

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease where the cushiony cartilage surrounding the joints wears away, typically in the knees and hips.
I've made my digital daily affirmation by clicking from site to site, reading cushiony Y2K -readiness disclosures.
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