Pronunciation of Feather
/fˈɛðə/, /fˈɛðə/, /f_ˈɛ_ð_ə/
Synonyms for feather:
padded, ruff, wattle, badge, mandible.
Other synonyms and related words:
beak, flight, RTA, square, wattle, wingtip, frippery, vent, array, kidney, folding, down, cheer, genre, foldaway, bravery, description, bill, gizzard, plumage, gaiety, ruff, best, brand, freestanding, wing, comb, mood, regalia, fledge, crest, web, finery, humor, pinion, collar, sectional, spirit, padded, lot, cockscomb, feathering, quill, square up, unmade, pullout, queen-size, manner, hackle, plume, caparison, talon, fold-out, nature, temper.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
step, designation, grain, stamp, mold, ilk, type, make, denomination, level, form, phylum, order, classification, brand, kingdom, stock, Family, line, breed, label, set, rank, kind, series, degree, category, genotype, race, people, stripe, strain, caste, sort, genus, persuasion, style, species, clan, taxonomy, variety, grade, class.
tuft of bird; plumage (noun)
Usage examples for feather:
- She ought, as he judged, to be a child of five years old, " and a feather- weight at that"; but he felt certain that she must be " much more like sixteen." - "Lore of Proserpine", Maurice Hewlett.
- " Yes," replied his father, " that would be better than a feather." - "Rollo's Philosophy. [Air]", Jacob Abbott.
- All time, want my own people; all time, Red Feather say some day take me to white people- want to go, all time. - "Lahoma", John Breckinridge Ellis.