feather duster

noun

: a tool with feathers at one end used to remove dust

Examples of feather duster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The three duster attachments can be used with the extension pole or without it: this includes a microfiber feather duster, a flexible microfiber ceiling fan duster, and a dome-shaped cobweb remover made of monofilament. Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Feb. 2024 Stocking a few specialty tools (and regular household go-tos) will make tackling those hard-to-reach spots so much easier: An easy-to-maneuver vacuum, a swivel mop, and a microfiber feather duster are just a few to have in the closet. Angela Serratore, Good Housekeeping, 13 Oct. 2020 Lenny Sciarrino shared the importance of using proper fabrics to dust and clean, like cotton rags instead of a feather duster. Annie O’Sullivan, Good Housekeeping, 16 Nov. 2022 For routine cleaning, some manufactures recommend dusting with a dry microfiber cloth or a feather duster, or vacuuming at a low setting with a brush attachment. Washington Post, 1 Mar. 2021 That was why, when she was deemed to have misbehaved, her mother swatted her with chopsticks and a feather duster. Sam Roberts, New York Times, 20 Jan. 2023 Dusting wood furniture with a classic feather duster or lint-free cloth is the first step to maintaining wood furniture. Kaylei Fear, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Dec. 2021 President Joe Biden began the week as a feather duster. David Axelrod, CNN, 6 Nov. 2021 Another simple solution is to dust with a damp cloth and not a feather duster. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Nov. 2021

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“Feather duster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feather%20duster. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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