plummy

[ pluhm-ee ]
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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.

  1. richly or mellowly resonant: a plummy speaking voice.

Origin of plummy

1
First recorded in 1750–60; plum + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for plummy

plummy

/ (ˈplʌmɪ) /


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

  1. British informal choice; desirable

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