Definition of Feathery

1. Adjective. Resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers. "Feathery palm trees"

Exact synonyms: Featherlike
Similar to: Feathered
Derivative terms: Feather, Featheriness



2. Adjective. Characterized by a covering of feathers. "The feathery congregation of jays"
Similar to: Feathered
Derivative terms: Feather, Featheriness

3. Adjective. Adorned with feathers or plumes.
Exact synonyms: Feathered, Plumy
Similar to: Adorned, Decorated
Derivative terms: Feather, Featheriness

Definition of Feathery

1. a. Pertaining to, or resembling, feathers; covered with, or as with, feathers; as, feathery spray or snow.

Definition of Feathery

1. Adjective. resembling feathers ¹

2. Adjective. covered with feathers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Feathery

1. resembling feathers [adj -ERIER, -ERIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Feathery

feathermakers
feathers
featherstitch
featherstitched
featherstitches
feathertail
feathertails
feathertop
featherweight
featherweights
featherwood
featherwoods
featherwork
featherworks
feathery (current term)
feating
featlier
featliest
featly
featness
featous
feats
featuous
featural
featural surgery
feature
feature article
feature creep
feature film

Literary usage of Feathery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"THE MEADOW RUE, OR feathery COLUMBINE. Lia. Syst. ... This species is very ornamental, from the feathery brightness of its flowers, the stamens of which are ..."

2. The Journals of Washington Irving (hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"The weather is in its perfection — golden sunshine — not oppressive but animating — skies without a cloud — or if there be clouds, of feathery texture and ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1888)
"All feathery grasses are among the most lovely for minor decorative purposes or designs, and this may also be said of the Australian ..."

4. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"... around— For his wild harp lies all unstrung, As gayly charm thy feathery throng; But now unheeded is the song, And cold the hand that waked its sound. ..."

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