of a feather

Definition of of a feather

:of the same kind or nature :very much alike usually used in the phrase birds of a feather
  • Those two guys are birds of a feather.
Note: The expression birds of a feather flock together means that people who are alike tend to do things together.

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


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