feathery

Things that are soft, light, and downy can be described as feathery. After you brush your dog, you'll find his feathery fur all over the house.

Feathery things, from your sister's feathery hairdo to the feathery branches of the willow tree in your yard, look or feel like feathers. You can use this adjective for anything that resembles the light, fluffy down of a baby bird or the graceful plumage of a swan. Feathery comes from feather and its root meaning "to fly."

Definitions of feathery
1

adj resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers

feathery palm trees”
Synonyms:
featherlike
feathered
having or covered with feathers

adj characterized by a covering of feathers

“the feathery congregation of jays”
Synonyms:
feathered
having or covered with feathers

adj adorned with feathers or plumes

Synonyms:
feathered, plumy
adorned, decorated
provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction

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