plummy

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plum·my

 (plŭm′ē)
adj. plum·mi·er, plum·mi·est
1.
a. Filled with plums.
b. Resembling plums in smell, taste, or appearance.
2. Choice; desirable: a plummy job.
3. Exceedingly or affectedly mellow and rich: a plummy voice.

plummy

(ˈplʌmɪ)
adj, -mier or -miest
1. (Cookery) of, full of, or resembling plums
2. informal Brit (of speech) having a deep tone and a refined and somewhat drawling articulation
3. informal Brit choice; desirable

plum•my

(ˈplʌm i)

adj. -mi•er, -mi•est.
1. containing or resembling plums.
2. highly desirable.
3. richly resonant: a plummy voice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.plummy - very desirable; "a plummy leading role"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
desirable - worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
2.plummy - (of a voice) affectedly mellow and rich; "the radio announcer's plummy voice"
affected, unnatural - speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

plummy

adjective (of a voice) deep, posh (informal, chiefly Brit.), refined, upper-class, fruity, resonant radio announcers with plummy voices
Translations

plummy

[ˈplʌmɪ] ADJ (plummier (compar) (plummiest (superl))) (Brit) [voice] → engolado

plummy

[ˈplʌmi] (British) adj [voice, accent] → snob

plummy

adj (+er) (Brit)
(inf) jobBomben- (inf), → Mords- (inf)
voicevornehm-sonor

plummy

[ˈplʌmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (Brit) (voice, accent) → (esageratamente) aristocratico/a
b. (colour) → (color m) prugna inv
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In it two contestants were guided across country via headsets by the plummily winsome Annabel Croft - all the while being tracked by a big, peroxide-quiffed Scottish bloke in a long black leather coat that made him look like The Matrix's haberdasher.
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We kids were far more interested in the criminally short-lived The Interceptor, which despite having a similar USP - two contestants guided across country via headsets by the plummily winsome Annabel Croft - had added appeal in the series' titular villain, a scarily well-set Scot in a long black leather coat.