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1. feathery

adjective. ['ˈfɛðɝi, ˈfɛðˌriː'] characterized by a covering of feathers.

Antonyms

  • undecorated

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feather (English)
  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Feathery

  • baytree
  • braintree
  • carefree
  • crabtree
  • crary
  • doubletree
  • filigree
  • geri
  • grantree
  • kazunori
  • lanktree
  • lonetree
  • mcendree
  • ogletree
  • palmertree
  • peachtree
  • rooftree
  • roundtree
  • rowntree
  • winfree

Sentences with feathery


1. Adjective
Depending on the species, they may have only soft, feathery mouthparts, or much harder ones.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The feathery leaves drop away in winter with the dry season and cool weather.

3. Adverb
The veins are primarily feathery with a light smoky hue.

Quotes about feathery


1. I am terrified by this dark thingThat sleeps in me;All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.
- Sylvia Plath, Ariel

2. When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.
- Mary Baker Eddy, Poems by Mary Baker Eddy

2. feathery

adjective. ['ˈfɛðɝi, ˈfɛðˌriː'] adorned with feathers or plumes.

Synonyms

  • plumy
  • feathered
  • decorated

Antonyms

  • plain
  • unclothed
  • unornamented
  • untufted

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feather (English)
  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. feathery

adjective. ['ˈfɛðɝi, ˈfɛðˌriː'] resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers.

Synonyms

  • featherlike

Antonyms

  • spare
  • bare

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feather (English)
  • fether (Middle English (1100-1500))
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