Related formsun·feath·ered, adjective
Definition for feathered (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to change the blade angle of (a propeller) so that the chords of the blades are approximately parallel to the line of flight.
- to turn off (an engine) while in flight.
verb (used without object)
Origin of feather
Related formsfeath·er·less, adjectivefeath·er·less·ness, nounfeath·er·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for feathered
Tyson is, of course, a fan of our feathered friends, owning an army of 2,000 pigeons.Mike Tyson Reinvents Himself (Again) as a Cartoon TV Detective on ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’|Annaliza Savage|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ventura did have more qualifications for elected office than simply wearing a feathered boa while grappling in the wrestling ring.15 Fun Facts About the Politics of Minnesota, Colorado, and Missouri|Ben Jacobs|February 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Feathered Mardi Gras Indians marched attendees into the first session.
Nicolas Chartier has been tarred and feathered in Hollywood for negative Oscar campaigning.
Weitz was tarred and feathered for the whitewash, an experience “that killed me,” he said the other day.
He spent a week on a mission to Otaki, and returned to Waikanae with 300 armed and feathered warriors at his heels.A History of the English Church in New Zealand|Henry Thomas Purchas
A number of ugly painted and feathered fellows came in this morning on their way to the village in the valley.Adventures in New Guinea|James Chalmers
In summer the feathered beggars took toll as they pleased of the cherries and small fruits in the garden.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
Some of the feathered folk in Pleasant Valley said that old Mr. Crow was the noisiest person in the neighborhood.The Tale of Jasper Jay|Arthur Scott Bailey
And, grabbing her feathered hat from the ground, she got up.Tatterdemalion|John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for feathered
- a bird's feather or artificial substitute fitted to an arrow to direct its flight
- the feathered end of an arrow, opposite the head
Derived Formsfeatherless, adjectivefeather-like, adjectivefeathery, adjective
Word Origin for feather
Science definitions for feathered
Idioms and Phrases with feathered
In addition to the idioms beginning with feather
- feather in one's cap, a
- feather one's nest
- birds of a feather
- fuss and feathers
- in fine feather
- knock down with a feather
- light as a feather
- make the dust (feathers) fly
- ruffle someone's feathers
- show the white feather
- tar and feather