Definition of plumy in English:


Syllabification: plum·y
Pronunciation: /ˈplo͞omē

adjective (plumier, plumiest)

  • Resembling or decorated with feathers.
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    • A squirrel dashed across the road, plumy tail bouncing behind it, and went up a tree.
    • Although the plumy flowers are beautiful, the form, color, and texture of miscanthus foliage is quite striking by itself.
    • "Uncle Bob," she said, as she drew a long white glove over her elbow, her face shadowed by her plumy hat,

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