adjective, plumier, plumiest.
having plumes or feathers.
adorned with a plume or plumes: a plumy helmet.
plumelike or feathery.

1575–85; plume + -y1 Unabridged
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plumy (ˈpluːmɪ)
adj , plumier, plumiest
1.  plumelike; feathery
2.  consisting of, covered with, or adorned with feathers

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Example sentences
Newer vines tend to give a more jammy or plumy taste.
The plumy mustaches have lest their rakish look and are ragged and twisted.
Fortunately there was a goodly store of bird-seed, and shelter was given to these plumy guests until other homes were found.
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