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feathery

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adjective feath·ery \ˈfeth-rē, ˈfe-thər-ē\

Simple Definition of feathery

  • : extremely light and soft or delicate : like a feather

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of feathery

  1. :  resembling, suggesting, or covered with feathers; especially :  extremely light

Examples of feathery in a sentence

  1. a plant with feathery leaves

  2. <the apple pie had a wonderfully feathery crust>



1580

First Known Use of feathery

1580

Rhymes with feathery


FEATHERY Defined for Kids

feathery

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adjective feath·ery \ˈfe-thə-rē\

Definition of feathery for Students

  1. 1 :  like a feather or tuft of feathers <His dark eyelashes were long and feathery … — Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons>

  2. 2 :  covered with feathers





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