Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Covered with or consisting of feathers.
  • adjective Resembling or suggestive of a feather, as in form or lightness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Clothed or covered with feathers.
  • Resembling feathers; light; airy; unsubstantial: as, the feathery spray; feathery clouds.
  • In botany, same as plumose: applied to an awn or a bristle that is bordered with fine, soft hairs. Also feathered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or resembling, feathers; covered with, or as with, feathers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective resembling feathers
  • adjective covered with feathers

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

  • adjective resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
  • adjective characterized by a covering of feathers
  • adjective adorned with feathers or plumes

Etymologies

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feather +‎ -y

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