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plumply

adverb plump·ly \ ˈpləm-plē \

Definition of plumply

: in a plump way
  • a plumply pretty girl

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First Known Use of plumply

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plumply

adverb

Definition of plumply

: in a wholehearted manner and without hesitation or circumlocution : forthrightly

Origin and Etymology of plumply


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