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plummy

[ pluhm-ee ]
/ ˈplʌm i /
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adjective, plum·mi·er, plum·mi·est.

containing or resembling plums.
good or desirable: a plummy part for a good actress.
richly or mellowly resonant: a plummy speaking voice.

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Origin of plummy

First recorded in 1750–60; plum + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for plummy

plummy
/ (ˈplʌmɪ) /

adjective -mier or -miest

of, full of, or resembling plums
British informal (of speech) having a deep tone and a refined and somewhat drawling articulation
British informal choice; desirable
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