Pronunciation of Plume
/plˈuːm/, /plˈuːm/, /p_l_ˈuː_m/
Synonyms for plume:
Other synonyms and related words:
coiffure, drench, coif, hock, garnish, sneak, shear, garment, flatter, pilfer, souse, addict, peak, snitch, decorate, crop, curry, trim, visor, abstract, felicitate, swipe, glom, tweak, thieve, inebriate, fit out, lop, hatpin, cop, quill, habilitate, compliment, garb, pawn, DO, pompom, set, cockade, arrange, intoxicate, crest, nobble, deplumate, dowse, tear, pick off, get dressed, dress out, sop, pinch, hustle, hit it up, pick, apparel, raiment, douse, prune, crown, deplume, groom, honor, cabbage, enclothe, overload, roll, cull, award, imbue, dress up, clip, lift, clothe, pull, snip, chinstrap, filch, cut back, solicit, crochet, accost, feathering.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for plume:
- Their famous river, their stately buildings, their wealth, even their religious festivals, on which they plume themselves, are the merest show of happiness. - "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
- He was represented as a hideous dwarf, with large outstanding ears, bald, or with a plume of feathers on his head, and with a lion- skin down his back, often carrying in his two hands two knives. - "Ancient Egypt", George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman.
- Then the superstructure on the stern folded and dropped through the main deck, throwing a plume of sparks high into the morning air. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.