feather duster

Definition of feather duster

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

Word by Word Definitions

feather play
  1. : any of the light, horny, epidermal outgrowths that form the external covering of the body of birds

  2. : plume

  3. : the vane of an arrow

  1. : to furnish (something, such as an arrow) with a feather

  2. : to cover, clothe, or adorn with or as if with feathers

  3. : to turn (an oar blade) almost horizontal when lifting from the water at the end of a stroke to reduce air resistance

duster play
  1. : one that removes dust

  2. : a long lightweight overgarment to protect clothing from dust

  3. : a long coat cut like a duster —called also duster coat


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