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Definition of "feathery" []

  • Covered with or consisting of feathers. (adjective)
  • Resembling or suggestive of a feather, as in form or lightness. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "feathery" in a sentence
  • "As far as the feathery biscuits are concerned, the word feathery says it all."
  • "In 1973, a hailstorm in Arkansas encased ducks in so much ice they were described as feathery bowling balls."
  • "We pulled a toothpick through the frosting to give the feathers a more "feathery" appearance."