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Definition of plumed

: provided with or adorned with or as if with a plume often used in combinationa white-plumed egret

Examples of plumed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Gros painted the extravagantly uniformed general, swathed in gilded sashes and crowned with a red-plumed hat, closer to 6 feet 8. Los Angeles Times, "Commentary: Napoleon has it all over Trump when it comes to spinning plague propaganda," 23 Apr. 2020 Pat Cleveland spun for photographers in head-to-toe sequins, Susanne Bartsch arrived in a fully plumed look, and Jordan Roth brought out his pearls. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, "The Times of Bill Cunningham," 18 Feb. 2020 Like the Celtic myths that she was told during her childhood, Mexico is full of stories of ancient sorcery, plumed serpents, jaguar gods and the like. The Economist, "Leonora Carrington Searching for Britain’s most important surrealist," 18 Dec. 2019 The desperation re the gorgeous raw material—earth—the sensation of last night, storms spilled, plumed, odor of looking for the various directions. Jorie Graham, The New Yorker, "Prayer Found Under Floorboard," 22 July 2019 The sleek, dark-plumed birds with striking red crowns fly on command, scoop up a pinch of raspberry from your hand (and use your palm as a napkin to wipe their beaks). Terry Demio,, "When playing with the zoo animals isn't really play," 30 May 2019 And while the blacklight obscured all but the collection's fluorescent plumed mini-dresses, geometric-print jackets, and sculptural plastic eyewear during the show's grand conclusion, up until that point, there was lots to take in above the neck. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Saint Laurent Puts on a Stunning Display of Cool, Gender-Neutral Hair in Paris," 26 Feb. 2019 Well, not so much the eyes themselves, but the eye region: the plump cheeks, the bold brow, and the plumed lashes offset by all that dewy, sculpted skin. Elissa Strauss, Glamour, "The Changing Face of Beauty In America," 8 Oct. 2018 The other piece de resistance was a completely plumed black feather minidress that looked like a ball of exploding quills. Roxanne Robinson, The Hollywood Reporter, "Alexandre Vauthier Shows "Super Parisian" Couture Collection," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of plumed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Plumed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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