Thesaurus

feather

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of feather

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common
  • they are a very sports-minded couple, and most of their friends are of the same feather

Synonyms for feather

Words Related to feather

2 dressy clothing
  • prom couples strutted into the ballroom in full feather

Synonyms for feather

Words Related to feather

Phrases Synonymous with feather

Near Antonyms for feather

3 a state of mind dominated by a particular emotion
  • you're in fine feather today

Synonyms for feather

Words Related to feather

Phrases Synonymous with feather

feather

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of feather (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about feather

Time Traveler for feather

Time Traveler

The first known use of feather was before the 12th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Feather.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/feather. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on feather

Dictionary: Definition of feather

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with feather

Medical Dictionary: Definition of feather

Spanish Central: Translation of feather

Nglish: Translation of feather for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of feather for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about feather

Comments on feather

What made you want to look up feather? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!