[ feth-uh-ree ]
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  1. clothed or covered with feathers; feathered.

  2. resembling feathers; light; airy; unsubstantial: feathery clouds.

Origin of feathery

First recorded in 1570–80; feather + -y1

Other words from feathery

  • feath·er·i·ness, noun

Words Nearby feathery

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