- feath·er·i·ness, noun
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How to use feathery in a sentence
Eventually, shaving weight comes at the expense of stability and dampness, and many skiers know that feathery backcountry skis tend to skitter on resort hardpack.
Fresh tarragon and Comte cheese inform his soft gnocchi, gathered with diced squash and feathery maitake mushrooms and finished with more grated cheese, which melts to form a delicious web over the dish.
They formed narrow, feathery bands in the sky oriented from southwest to northeast.A magnificent sunrise marks January’s midpoint in D.C. | Matthew Cappucci, Jason Samenow | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
The LisHawk follows in the feathery footsteps of a similar robo-bird called the PigeonBot, which debuted back in January.
The team later took photographs and TikTok videos with the tiny feathery guest before letting it fly on its way.This rare bird is male on one side and female on the other | Aayushi Pratap | October 6, 2020 | Science News
The creation has a feathery train and a ragged flow of ruffled panels, which create the body of the dress and extend to the floor.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses | Liza Foreman | May 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
feathery and light, it can prepare the ground for all that follows.
One day in Pennsylvania, he slaughtered 70 pheasant in a fine display of feathery carnage.
When rapidly deposited, as by artificial precipitation, triple phosphate often takes feathery, star- or leaf-like forms.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
It was about a foot high with branching leaves and a fine feathery white flower.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Tussocks of feathery grass covered the rough surface of the ground, and out of these the larks soared into the hate of sunshine.The Forsyte Saga, Volume I. | John Galsworthy
A little distance off, the feathery branches of a larch waved softly to and fro in the scarcely perceptible night-breeze.Ruth | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
On their poles in their house all the White Wyandottes perched like feathery balls, their heads sunk low on their breasts.Seven O'Clock Stories | Robert Gordon Anderson