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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A warm plummy odor filled the whole house, for Priscilla was cooking in the kitchen.
"I may get into a scrape for telling, but I didn't promise not to, so I will, for I never feel easy in my mind till I've told you any plummy bit of news I get.
Let 's club together, and have a revel," said Kate, producing a bag of oranges, and several big, plummy buns.
The people with 'plummy' voices were going to public schools and universities long before we joined the EU, so are you inferring these people availed themselves of a higher education because of the EU or despite the EU?
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