feathery

[ feth-uh-ree ]
/ ˈfɛð ə ri /

adjective

clothed or covered with feathers; feathered.
resembling feathers; light; airy; unsubstantial: feathery clouds.

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Origin of feathery

First recorded in 1570–80; feather + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM feathery

feath·er·i·ness, noun
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