Examples of feathery in a Sentence
a plant with feathery leaves
the apple pie had a wonderfully feathery crust
Recent Examples of feathery from the Web
But Cousins also has an innate sense for where the basket is at all times and a feathery touch that makes watching him in the paint anything but a chore.
Better still was a feathery cheesecake with chocolate in the crust and, supporting slices of dark chocolate, in the icing on top meant to remind you of a famous Baltimore cookie.
The rice exceeded barbecue standards with feathery-soft grains that would be the envy of most Mexican restaurants.
Most gear is full of compromises—jackets that are feathery light but don’t have enough pockets, hiking boots that are bombproof but breathe like plastic bags, and rooftop tents that are comfy but a total pain to install.
With his power, quickness, either-hand agility and feathery touch, Cousins scores at will down low.
Actress and writer Tina Fey turned heads in a glamorous and feathery gown.
There, the chef Ignacio Mattos uses panko for a particularly airy, feathery crunch around the juicy meat.
Other Kardashian family members represented at the Met Gala included matriarch Kris Jenner in a high-collared, feathery concoction and Kylie Jenner in a long, strapless black gown featuring a torso cut-out.
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FEATHERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of feathery for English Language Learners
: extremely light and soft or delicate : like a feather
FEATHERY Defined for Kids
Definition of feathery for Students
- His dark eyelashes were long and feathery …
- —Sharon Creech, Walk Two Moons
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