\ ˈplə-shē How to pronounce plushy (audio) \
plushier; plushiest

Definition of plushy

1 : having the texture of or covered with plush

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Other Words from plushy

plushiness noun

Examples of plushy in a Sentence

a plushy Parisian hotel where a night's stay commands a king's ransom
Recent Examples on the Web Dubbed as the best down alternative pillow of the bunch, we were thrilled with the plushy feel of its dual fiberfill, which managed to provide both softness and support. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 13 May 2021 This over-ear noise-canceling set is our favorite pair of headphones for the padded material on the ear cups that felt light, compact and plushy on the head during wear. Jon Winkler, USA TODAY, 15 May 2021 The Loren has a plushy spa and spacious fitness center, both temporarily closed because of Covid. Margie Goldsmith, Forbes, 12 May 2021 To complete the cozy-yet-chic gamer girl look, the superstar is surrounded by colorful plushy animals, with a glass of wine on the coffee table. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 21 Apr. 2021 These classic boots feature a waterproof coating, a foam footbed and a plushy wool interior. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 17 Feb. 2021 But this season, a handful of designers have given me more reasons to love the plushy material, incorporating it into a variety of cozy, practical accessories that will still manage to elevate any winter look. New York Times, 17 Dec. 2020 Rather than forcing you to sweat it out in a thick leather chair or shift uncomfortably in a big plushy seat, the Duramont’s mesh design is intended to keep you cool with a nice, easy airflow all around. Popular Science, 10 Dec. 2020 All that plushy-plush indulgence doesn't mean the Maybach GLS doesn't drive well. John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of plushy

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

10 Jun 2021

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“Plushy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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