HyperDic: plume

English > 9 senses of the word plume:
NOUNshapeplumeanything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
artifactplumea feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
animalplume, feather, plumagethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
VERBpossessionplume, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, pluck, rob, hookrip off
emotionplume, pride, congratulatebe proud of
creationplumedeck with a plume / plume
contactplume, preenclean with one's bill
changeplumeform a plume
bodyplume, preen, primp, dressdress or groom with elaborate care
plume > pronunciation
Soundspluw'm
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > plume: 9 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningAnything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness.
Examples
  • "a plume of smoke"
  • "grass with large plumes"
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
English > plume: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament.
Narroweraigrette, aigretA long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume
panacheA feathered plume on a helmet
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Spanishpenacho
Catalanplomall
Verbsplumedeck with a plume / plume
English > plume: 9 senses > noun 3, animal
MeaningThe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.
Synonymsfeather, plumage
Part ofbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Partsquill, calamus, shaftThe hollow spine of a feather
vane, webThe flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft
NarroweraftershaftA supplementary feather (usually small) on the underside of the base of the shaft of some feathers in some birds
bastard wing, alula, spurious wingtuft of small stiff feathers on the first digit of a bird's wing
contour featherfeathers covering the body of an adult bird and determining its shape
down, down featherSoft fine feathers
flight feather, pinion, quill, quill featherAny of the larger / larger wing or tail feathers of a bird
hacklelong slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
marabouThe downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments
scapularA feather covering the shoulder of a bird
Broaderanimal materialmaterial derived from animals
body coveringAny covering for the body or a body part
Substanceskeratin, ceratinA fibrous scleroprotein that occurs in the outer layer of the skin and in horny tissues such as hair, feathers, nails, and hooves
melanininsoluble pigments that account for the color of e.g. skin and scales and feathers
Spanishplumaje, pluma
Catalanploma, plomatge, pluma
Verbsplumeclean with one's bill
plumedeck with a plume / plume
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningrip off; ask an unreasonable price.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, pluck, rob, hook
Entailscharge, billdemand payment
Narrowerextort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringObtain by coercion or intimidation
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
OppositeunderchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Spanishatracar, desplumar, robar
Catalanatracar, plomar, robar
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningBe proud of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymspride, congratulate
Broaderfeel, experienceUndergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind
Spanishcongratularse, congratular, felicitarse, felicitar
Catalancongratular, felicitar
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningdeck with a plume / plume.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"a plumed helmet"
Broaderdeck, bedight, bedeckdecorate
Spanishdecorar con plumas, emplumar
Nounsplumethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
plumea feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningclean with one's bill.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonympreen
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
clean, make cleanmake clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
Spanishlimpiarse
Nounsplumethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningform a plume.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
English > plume: 9 senses > verb 6, body
MeaningDress or groom with elaborate care.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymspreen, primp, dress
Broaderoverdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog outPut on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive
Similar todress, get dressedPut on clothes
Spanishacicalarse, arreglarse, vestir
Catalanabillar-se, arreglar-se, empolainar-se, vestir

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