adjective, plum·mi·er, plum·mi·est.
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They’re all predominantly a plummy, luminous pur- ple color that Rothko, a skilled technician who often hand-mixed his own pigments, made from animal glue, ultramarine blue, and the synthetic pigment Lithol Red.How These Rothkos Were Restored Without Touching the Canvas|Adam Rogers|May 30, 2021|The Daily Beast
To this day, no auction room ever feels quite complete without a plummy British voice taking bids.
Choose carefully and this soft, plummy varietal can enthrall like a fine Cabernet Sauvignon.
A pluot is a hybrid of plum and apricot, dominated by plummy characteristics and lighter on the apricot.
But it is easy to overdo the plummy tone, which is apt to become cloying.
A warm plummy odor filled the whole house, for Priscilla was cooking in the kitchen.Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery
The plummy little dark-eyed one, Will—not that shrill little fiend.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
And besides we are going to give her half of that big plummy fruit cake Mother sent us from home.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901|Lucy Maud Montgomery
With these words he put down the dish, with the 'plummy' end of the pudding turned towards himself.Chatterbox, 1906|Various