adjective (plushier; -est) Date: 1611 1. having the texture of or covered with plush 2. luxurious, showyplushiness noun

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  • Plushy — Plush y, a. Like plush; soft and shaggy. H. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plushy — [plush′ē] adj. plushier, plushiest 1. of or like plush ☆ 2. Informal luxurious; plush plushily adv. plushiness n …   English World dictionary

  • plushy — plushiness, n. /plush ee/, adj., plushier, plushiest. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling plush. 2. Informal. characterized by luxury, wealth, or ease: a plushy resort. [1605 15; PLUSH + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • plushy — adjective /ˈplʌʃi/ a) Like plush; soft and shaggy. one saw and felt a vanished Broadway, plains covered with cattle and cowboys, jungles and native villages, and a great shining city of hansom cabs, political intrigue and plushy champagne suppers …   Wiktionary

  • plushy — plush ► NOUN ▪ a rich fabric of silk, cotton, or wool, with a long, soft nap. ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ expensively luxurious. DERIVATIVES plushy adjective. ORIGIN obsolete French pluche, from Latin pilus hair …   English terms dictionary

  • plushy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Informal. Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence: lavish, lush1, luxuriant, luxurious, opulent, palatial, plush, rich, sumptuous. See RICH …   English dictionary for students

  • plushy — plush·y || plʌʃɪ adj. velvety, with a soft pile; luxurious, rich …   English contemporary dictionary

  • plushy — plush•y [[t]ˈplʌʃ i[/t]] adj. plush•i•er, plush•i•est 1) cvb of, pertaining to, or resembling plush 2) cvb inf luxurious plush′i•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • plushy — adj. (plushier, plushiest) colloq. stylish, luxurious. Derivatives: plushiness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • plush — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pile, nap, hair; plushette; velvet, fluff. See materials. adj., informal, plushy, nappy, velvety, piled, woolly; rich, luxurious, posh, swank[y], elegant, high toned. See softness, ostentation. Ant.,… …   English dictionary for students

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