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1. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • ceratin
  • vane
  • contour feather
  • marabou
  • quill feather
  • bird
  • calamus
  • body covering
  • plume
  • plumage
  • melanin
  • down feather
  • hackle
  • bastard wing
  • aftershaft
  • shaft
  • down
  • keratin
  • web
  • spurious wing
  • animal material
  • alula
  • pinion
  • flight feather

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • worsen
  • ascending
  • high

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Feather Bed

  • hilton-head
  • widespread
  • purebred
  • interbred
  • thoroughbred
  • infrared
  • sffed
  • retread
  • overhead
  • overfed
  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
  • imbed
  • embed
  • behead
  • tread
  • thread
  • szwed
  • swed
  • stead
  • sped

Example sentences of the word feather-bed


1. Noun Phrase
Suites feature natural wood walls and ceilings, feather beds and gas fireplaces.

2. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] join tongue and groove, in carpentry.

Synonyms

  • conjoin

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the paddle; in canoeing.

Synonyms

  • square

Antonyms

  • raised
  • safe

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. feather

noun. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls.

Synonyms

  • rowing
  • feathering
  • row
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undercharge

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] turn the oar, while rowing.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • rising

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. feather

verb. ['ˈfɛðɝ'] cover or fit with feathers.

Antonyms

  • enable

Etymology

  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feþer (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bed

noun. ['ˈbɛd'] a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep.

Synonyms

  • bunk bed
  • cot
  • water bed
  • deathbed
  • four-poster
  • trundle bed
  • sickbed
  • couch
  • trundle
  • bedframe
  • built-in bed
  • sleeping accommodation
  • chamber
  • twin bed
  • truckle
  • Murphy bed
  • bedstead
  • bedroom
  • plank-bed
  • truckle bed
  • platform bed
  • built in bed
  • hammock
  • bedchamber
  • bunk
  • bedroom furniture
  • sack
  • single bed
  • marriage bed
  • sleeping room
  • camp bed
  • double bed
  • mattress
  • sleigh bed

Antonyms

  • undock
  • stay in place
  • disparage
  • stand

Etymology

  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bedd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bed

noun. ['ˈbɛd'] a plot of ground in which plants are growing.

Synonyms

  • flower bed
  • plot of land
  • flowerbed
  • bed of flowers
  • seedbed
  • plot of ground
  • plot
  • turnip bed
  • asparagus bed
  • hotbed

Antonyms

  • hire
  • straighten
  • unscrew
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bedd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bed

noun. ['ˈbɛd'] a depression forming the ground under a body of water.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • ocean floor
  • Davy Jones's locker
  • sea bottom
  • natural depression
  • bottom
  • riverbed
  • creek bed
  • lake bottom
  • Davy Jones
  • ocean bottom
  • sea floor
  • seabed
  • streambed
  • river bottom

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • detach
  • uncouple
  • malevolence

Etymology

  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bedd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bed

noun. ['ˈbɛd'] single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance.

Synonyms

  • tier
  • ply
  • wall
  • artefact
  • laminate
  • mount
  • cushion
  • layer
  • row
  • overlay
  • artifact
  • backing
  • course
  • lift
  • interlayer

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • stay
  • be well
  • lose track

Etymology

  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bedd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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