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  • adj. Having the characteristics of plumage
  • adj. As light as a feather

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

  • adj. resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers


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  • Wispy, featherlike clouds cloaked the lower half, drifting across in slow motion.


  • A few spikes of coarse, featherlike hair escaped to hang loose over the jagged hole in his white face.


  • She shut her eyes and told herself not to think, not to feel anything but the featherlike touch.


  • Dor put his left arm around the girl's slender and supple waist and lifted her easily off her feet; what power this body hadl Maybe it wasn't his muscles so much as her lack of mass; she was featherlike though firmly fleshed.

    Falcon Street

  • The last veil dropped free, floated featherlike to the floor.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • This book's version has no clouds, while all other versions I've seen have some featherlike sirrus clouds.

    Marking a Mark

  • The two swam easily on the surface with their long siamang arms, laughing and calling to one another as the jellyfish in their millions caressed them with the most featherlike of touches.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Even the featherlike hair on his head and hands seemed to flatten against his skin.

    Chain of Attack

  • A silvery streak ran down the center of his featherlike hair.

    Chain of Attack

  • Before sticking the prize in her sack, she ran her thumb over the featherlike gills just for the pleasure of the soft feel.

    Soul of the Fire


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