Thesaurus > Related Words: plume

  Words related to plume

Related / Similar Words: feather, plumage, preen, primp, dress, pride, congratulate, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, pluck, rob, hook

 

Definition:
  • the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds;
  • a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament;
  • dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera";
  • form a plume; "The chimneys were pluming the sky"; "The engine was pluming black smoke";
  • clean with one''s bill; "The birds preened";
  • deck with a plume; "a plumed helmet";
  • be proud of; "He prides himself on making it into law school";
  • rip off; ask an unreasonable price;

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    Hyponyms: down, down feather, aftershaft, contour feather, bastard wing, alula, spurious wing, marabou, hackle, flight feather, pinion, quill, quill feather, scapular, aigrette, aigret, panache, extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

     

    Grouped Verbs: dress, get dressed

     

    Entailments: charge, bill

     

    Part Meronyms: bird

     

    Derivational Morphology: preen, feather, fledge, apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes, primping, plumage, congratulation, felicitation, pride, overcharge

     

     
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