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adjective, plum·mi·er, plum·mi·est.
  1. containing or resembling plums.
  2. good or desirable: a plummy part for a good actress.
  3. richly or mellowly resonant: a plummy speaking voice.
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Origin of plummy

First recorded in 1750–60; plum1 + -y1
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adjective -mier or -miest
  1. of, full of, or resembling plums
  2. British informal (of speech) having a deep tone and a refined and somewhat drawling articulation
  3. British informal choice; desirable
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