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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 Flight Feather

  • merriweather
  • get-together
  • altogether
  • birdfeather
  • together
  • whether
  • grether
  • weather
  • tether
  • sether
  • raether
  • nether
  • leather
  • heather

Example sentences of the word flight-feather


1. Noun Phrase
The wings of birds are modified forelimbs with light flight feathers that enable the birds to fly.

2. Noun Phrase
It also untangles the small downy feathers and sets each flight feather back into its exact position.

3. Noun Phrase
The feathers they grow include body feathers and large and small flight feathers.

4. Noun Phrase
Examine the label carefully, as some pillows labeled down may actually be made from small flight feathers.

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. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] the act of escaping physically.

Synonyms

  • prisonbreak
  • evasion
  • jailbreak
  • prison-breaking
  • hegira
  • hejira
  • escape
  • breakout
  • exodus
  • skedaddle
  • running away
  • break
  • lam
  • getaway

Antonyms

  • low
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

6. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] an instance of traveling by air.

Synonyms

  • glide
  • blind flying
  • sortie
  • aviation
  • sailing
  • acrobatics
  • soaring
  • aerobatics
  • ballooning
  • pass
  • terrain flight
  • air
  • stunt flying
  • maiden flight
  • stunting
  • sailplaning
  • flypast
  • gliding
  • blind landing
  • overflight
  • air travel
  • low level flight
  • flying
  • flyover
  • solo

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede

7. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] a formation of aircraft in flight.

Antonyms

  • payment

8. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] a stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next.

Synonyms

  • stairway
  • staircase
  • flight of stairs

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing
  • stay

9. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] an air force unit smaller than a squadron.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

10. flight

noun. ['ˈflaɪt'] passing above and beyond ordinary bounds.

Synonyms

  • creative thinking
  • creativeness

Antonyms

  • running
  • wet
  • unhurried
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