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1. Covered with or consisting of feathers.
2. Resembling or suggestive of a feather, as in form or lightness.

feath′er·i·ness n.


(ˈfɛð ə ri)

1. clothed or covered with feathers.
2. resembling feathers; light; airy.
feath′er•i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.feathery - resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers; "feathery palm trees"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
2.feathery - characterized by a covering of feathers; "the feathery congregation of jays"
feathered - having or covered with feathers; "our feathered friends"
3.feathery - adorned with feathers or plumes
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction


adjective downy, soft, feathered, fluffy, plumed, wispy, plumy, plumate or plumose (Botany & Zoology), light The foliage was soft and feathery.
ريشي، مَكْسو بالرّيشناعِم وَخَفيف
jako pírkolehoučkýopeřenýpéřový
ako pierko
tüy gibitüylü


[ˈfeðərɪ] ADJ [texture] → plumoso; (= light) → ligero como pluma


adj (+er)fed(e)rig; feel, flakeszart; feathery cloudFederwolke f


(ˈfeðə) noun
one of the things that grow from a bird's skin that form the covering of its body. They cleaned the oil off the seagull's feathers.
to line, cover or decorate with feathers. The eagle feathers its nest with down from its own breast.
ˈfeathered adjective
ˈfeathery adjective
1. of, like, or covered in, a feather or feathers. a feathery hat.
2. soft and light. a feathery touch.
a feather in one's cap
something one can be proud of. Winning the race was quite a feather in his cap.
feather one's (own) nest
to gain money for oneself or to make oneself rich while serving others in a position of trust. All the time he has been a member of that committee he has been feathering his own nest.