Definition of Plumped

1. Verb. (past of plump) ¹



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Definition of Plumped

1. plump [v] - See also: plump

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumped

plumminess
plumming
plummy
plumose
plumosely
plumosite
plumosities
plumosity
plumous
plump
plump down
plump for
plump in
plump out
plump up
plumped (current term)
plumpen
plumpened
plumpening
plumpens
plumper
plumpers
plumpest
plumpie
plumpier
plumpiest
plumpiness
plumping
plumpish
plumply

Literary usage of Plumped

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"She resettled herself against the pillows, then pulled him back against her again and plumped his head against her breasts. "Are you falling in love with me ..."

2. The Author's Apology from Mrs. Warren's Profession by Bernard Shaw, John Corbin (1905)
"He fairly radiated all twelve of the beatitudes. He saw the white spotlight of virtue hovering near, and plumped himself into its very center. ..."

3. Chemistry for Engineers and Manufacturers: A Practical Text-book by Bertram Blount, Arthur George Bloxam (1905)
"It is only possible to produce thick leather when the hide has been properly plumped—ie, so swollen that the entrance of the tannin can be effected easily. ..."

4. The Collected Works of George Moore by George Moore (1918)
"... Alec; I plumped for him. And myself wouldn't be saying that there was anything amiss with that plump, Alec returned. But would it be asking too much if ..."

5. The Principles of Leather Manufacture by H[enry] R[ichardson] Procter (1903)
"In distilled water Scarcely at all plumped. 2. water saturated with CO» Well ... Best plumped. 7. , , magnesium chloride, 20° do. Not at all plumped. ..."

6. The Cook and Housewife's Manual: Containing the Most Approved Modern by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1828)
"Take six ounces of shred suet, four of dry flour, two of stoned raisins, three of picked and plumped currants, a little allspice and nutmeg, or cinnamon. ..."

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