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Pronunciation: /ˈpluːmi

Definition of plumy in English:

adjective (plumier, plumiest)

Resembling or decorated with feathers.
Example sentences
  • 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,

Words that rhyme with plumy

fumy, gloomy, rheumy, roomie, roomy, spumy

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