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  • adjective superlative form of plummy: most plummy.

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  • At some point, I'll find a knife to stick in the notion that the plummiest of vibrating singers and this lot are plummy must be accompanied in Mozart by that lean-mean-string-thing, that silly period-practice-equals-no-vibrato tokenism...

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • At some point, I'll find a knife to stick in the notion that the plummiest of vibrating singers and this lot are plummy must be accompanied in Mozart by that lean-mean-string-thing, that silly period-practice-equals-no-vibrato tokenism...

    The Red Shoes - a.k.a. Cosi fan tutte

  • "There is no such thing as society," Augusto Pinochet's close friend, Margaret Thatcher, once intoned in her plummiest la-di-dah accent.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Obediently, I told him in my plummiest of voices, ‘I assure you, Mr Ledbetter will behave himself.’

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • "There is no such thing as society," Augusto Pinochet's close friend, Margaret Thatcher, once intoned in her plummiest la-di-dah accent.

    In alta tende

  • Just over a year ago, to be a literary agent in the Anglo-American world of books must have seemed like the plummiest, most glamorous job imaginable.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • Just over a year ago, to be a literary agent in the Anglo-American world of books must have seemed like the plummiest, most glamorous job imaginable.

    The Guardian World News

  • Imagine John Gielgud at his plummiest reading the dialogue from, say, "The Hangover."

    NYT > Home Page

  • In those days, here in San Francisco, some may have thought Victor Arimondi had the plummiest job in town.

    San Francisco Sentinel

  • Were it not for the fact that we are still using tapes to record onto (I was shocked – when I explained that “Personally, I don’t even use CDs anymore” they were all quite taken aback) the resulting recording could be used as an example of the plummiest British accent for any American film-of-the-week star.

    …owning ‘fabulous’ « Sven’s guide to…

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