They're doing their best, but they're fighting a dinosaur with a feather.
He thought Redskins was funny, just as he thought the war paint and feather headdress he made the head coach wear were funny.
feather had recorded as a pianist, and although he would never put Oscar Peterson out of business, he knew his sharps and flats.
Both movies feature an abundance of feather boas, glitter makeup, and dressing-room catfights.
But Cruz and Paul are speaking to significantly different audiences, despite being wacko birds of a feather.
The Prince concealed the feather in a safe place and went his way.
His ears hummed and rang, and his brain swam as light as a feather.
Draw this feather from your wing: one gentle touch of it will recall the mirror to its natural passion, a love of money.
But oh, their feather arrows were enough to frighten even these bravest of men.
Mother took the feather ticks off the two bedsteads and bundled them up to take to America.
Old English feðer "feather," in plural, "wings," from Proto-Germanic *fethro (cf. Old Saxon fethara, Old Norse fioþr, Swedish fjäder, Middle Dutch vedere, Dutch veder, Old High German fedara, German Feder), from PIE *pet-ra-, from root *pet- "to rush, to fly" (see petition (n.)). Feather-headed "silly" is from 1640s. Feather duster attested by 1858. Figurative use of feather in (one's) cap attested by 1734.
Old English fiðerian "to furnish with feathers or wings," from feðer (see feather (n.)). Meaning "to fit (an arrow) with feathers" is from early 13c.; that of "to deck, adorn, or provide with plumage" is from late 15c. In reference to oars (later paddles, propellers, etc.) from 1740. Phrase feather one's nest "enrich oneself" is from 1580s. Related: Feathered; feathering.
One of the light, flat structures that cover the skin of birds. A feather is made of a horny substance and has a narrow, hollow shaft bearing flat vanes formed of many parallel barbs. The barbs of outer feathers are formed of even smaller structures (called barbules) that interlock. The barbs of down feathers do not interlock. Evolutionarily, feathers are modified scales, first seen in certain dinosaurs.