adjective, plum·mi·er, plum·mi·est.
- plummer block,
- plummer-vinson syndrome,
Origin of plummy
Examples from the Web for plummy
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.
With these words he put down the dish, with the 'plummy' end of the pudding turned towards himself.Chatterbox, 1906|Various
The plummy little dark-eyed one, Will—not that shrill little fiend.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
There might be Guava jelly, and a plummy cake, For such a prize I'd laugh to scorn a stomach-ache!
But it is easy to overdo the plummy tone, which is apt to become cloying.