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

: extremely light and soft or delicate : like a feather

Full Definition of FEATHERY

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

Examples of FEATHERY

  1. a plant with feathery leaves
  2. <the apple pie had a wonderfully feathery crust>

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