Definition of 'feather'
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The train had the odd little ostrich feather dotted around. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that same feather touch means it lacks feedback on the open road. The Sun (2017)It's agile and easy on the arms and light as a feather. The Sun (2016)The danced ending is a joy to behold - redemption amid a magical blizzard of white feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is entirely so they can apply to uni with another feather in their cap rather than because they have an interest in the arts. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The bird feathers attached to various artifacts are of interest, as they can give anthropologists further insight into customs and trade. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Place the end of the feather within the silicone bead. The Sun (2014)They always go up like a rocket and come down like a feather. The Sun (2015)They feel safer there when they have shed their flight feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They throw the ballerinas around as if they are light as feathers. The Sun (2010)My beautifully framed and glazed pink ostrich feather fan? STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)She was marvellous and her feathered hat remained unruffled as she took her seat in the audience. The Sun (2012)Trees are almost entirely white with feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tamara ran her fingers through his hair and touched his white feather. The Broken God (1993)They grow their full feathers in the weeks after leaving the nest. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Look out for things like white feathers and birds that appear to follow you around the garden. The Sun (2013)The story of our doomed feathered friend was one of the most read news items this week. The Sun (2013)But for all that the defects are blown away like feathers before the wind. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It feels as light as a feather. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thus did he receive the white feather. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So you have to sort of crawl into a feather bed and let the blows rain on you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It has helped support projects from smart watches to ostrich feather pillows and helps the enterprising to succeed. The Sun (2014)Which had feathers in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The supermodel accessorised with a seriously glam feather boa and heels - not your average bedroom attire. The Sun (2014)After the interval the home side emerged, feathers ruffled. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On its long wings now replete with shiny new flight feathers it was having some difficulty steering a course in the stiff breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Once in the club, civil servants feathered their beds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A feather in his cap or a spanner in the works? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The winners will have a feather in their caps, with the prospect of a medal for their necks to follow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'feather'
British English: feather /ˈfɛðə/ NOUN
A bird's feathers are the light soft things covering its body.
...black ostrich feathers.
- American English: feather
- Arabic: رِيشَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: pena
- Chinese: 羽毛
- Croatian: pero
- Czech: pero ptačí
- Danish: fjer
- Dutch: veer pluim
- European Spanish: pluma
- Finnish: höyhen
- French: plume
- German: Feder
- Greek: πούπουλο
- Italian: piuma
- Japanese: 羽
- Korean: 깃털
- Norwegian: fjær
- Polish: pióro poduszka
- European Portuguese: pena
- Romanian: pană
- Russian: перо
- Spanish: pluma
- Swedish: fjäder fjun
- Thai: ขนนก
- Turkish: tüy
- Ukrainian: перо
- Vietnamese: lông vũ
Definition of feather from the Collins English Dictionary
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