Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a plant tipped with a plume

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Mr. Posen's collection was also a bit generic: a glamorous romp of feathers, sheer, slithery dresses and plume-tipped stilettos.

    Zac Posen's Mom Susan Quits His Company

  • A slender form in a blanket dyed pirell and onsy stood waving a plume-tipped staff.

    Three Worlds To Conquer

  • Where the slender, brown, plume-tipped wands etch their charming outline above the snow-covered fields, how the sparrows, finches, buntings, and juncos love to congregate, of course helping to scatter the seeds to the wind while satisfying their hunger on the swaying, down-curved stalks.

    Wild Flowers Worth Knowing

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.