American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Consisting of or covered with feathers.
- adj. Resembling a feather or plume.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Covered or adorned with plumes, or as with plumes; feathery.
- adj. having or covered with or abounding in plumes
- adj. adorned with feathers or plumes
- adj. resembling a plume
- plume + -y (Wiktionary)
“And thanks to Stewart's plumy voice and dramatic personae, even a casual remark or gesture has import.”
“And in that look is the end of innocence, of benevolent patronage, an era when strolling architects and plumy journalists can gossip complacently about how they have arranged a good time for the rest of us.”
“He was a schmoozer, speaking in plumy tones as he negotiated during long phone calls with the vendors.”
“Black fur covered his pointed ears, wide side ruff, and back, all the way to his plumy tail, but he had a triangle of white over his eyes and muzzle that extended down his chest.”
“Shaped like a BBC documentary and narrated by Tom Baker in suitably plumy, Masterpiece Theatre tones, Britain USA sends the duo on a rapid-fire tour of the states.”
“There is a two-fold complaint nestled in the plumy thicket of today's screed, good people.”
“There is a two-fold complaint nestled in the plumy thicket of today”
“Uncle William once expressed to Mother a wish that he could have a long and plumy tail to drape across one arm, for making entrances . . .”
“His movements are twitchy and birdlike and he pronounces dialogue in a blooming, plumy voice.”
“It is a rich, heavy wine with a slightly plumy taste.”
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