\ 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 Customers buy the plushy pets ($12 each, free shipping) for children and adults, and to send a message of cheer to loved ones far away, especially during this time of social distancing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. oregonlive, "10 ways to calm people and pets during a pandemic: Oregon-made SmileyHugs comfort," 12 May 2020 One of my favorites is an untitled work that features a plushy five-point star in shades of light brown enclosed in a red pentagon that fades to pink. Roberta Smith, New York Times, "3 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home," 2 Apr. 2020 Ewoks make conveniently plushy toys, true, but George Lucas insists on the Return of the Jedi DVD commentary that they were created to reflect a theme of returning to nature and primitive creatures triumphing over the Empire’s technological hubris. Maureen Lee Lenker,, "In defense of Star Wars' cuddliest creatures… or why you should show Porgs and Ewoks more love," 28 Nov. 2019 Today nearly 500 anthropomorphic animals and plushy pseudo-Disney characters roam American sidelines, from the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Ace the Warhawk to Zippy the Kangaroo, from the University of Akron. Tom Wofford, al, "40 years ago Aubie the Tiger jumped into mascot history," 14 Sep. 2019 The quest for world domination looks bad enough on Disney, and Netflix has zero plushy factor. Mary Mcnamara,, "Commentary: Netflix is having a long, cruel summer," 24 July 2019 The winter-white style proved a cozy option for the polar vortex in Manhattan right down to the plushy belt. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Rihanna Can’t Get Enough of Old Celine," 2 Feb. 2019 More Film Reviews There, puppets constitute a permanent underclass; plushy criminals are pursued; metaphors, mercifully, aren’t. John Anderson, WSJ, "‘The Happytime Murders’ Review: Stuffed With Laughs," 23 Aug. 2018 Even restaurants such as the French Laundry and Nobu have jumped on the bandwagon, to offer exclusive bottles to their guests, and such steak houses as Del Frisco’s sell plushy cabernets under their own labels. Elin Mccoy,, "Are the Wines from Costco, Amazon, or Hyatt Any Good? A Taste Test," 31 July 2017

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First Known Use of plushy

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plushy was in 1611

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1 Jun 2020

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“Plushy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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