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

Definition of plushy

1 : having the texture of or covered with plush

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
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First Known Use of plushy

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Aug 2022

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“Plushy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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