feathered feathered  /ˈfɛ ðərd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) adorned with feathers or plumes
  2. (adj) having or covered with feathers

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The precious fossil of a feathered Dromaeosaur 'Fuzzy Raptor' is carefully handled by museum conservators.
  2. The Mexican road runner is a long-beaked, shaggy-feathered bird about the size of a partridge.
  3. The region shot to fame in the mid-1990s when paleontologists began discovering feathered dinosaurs and other well-preserved fossils.

News

  1. Here Is Naomi Watts in All Her Princess Diana Glory (or Is It Tina Brown?)

    The first look at the upcoming movie Diana—which is, yes, about Princess Diana and stars Naomi Watts—has everything you might expect from a Diana biopic. There will be beautiful gowns. There will be tabloids. There will be humanitarianism. And Watts's look is pretty spot-on, right down to that perfectly feathered mane, as long as you ignore the uncanny resemblance to Diana fanatic and Newsweek ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Album review: Smith Westerns' 'Soft Will'

    ??? If you thought these kids took a big T. Rex turn with their last LP, prepare yourself for total liftoff into the dreamy, halcyon heavens of the 1970s. A complete break from their punk roots, this record rolls out like feathered, golden locks in slo-mo and zero gravity. Unquestionably, this glam baby is luxe and beautiful (especially the epic teenage swoons of “Fool Proof” and “Varsity”). But ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Weekly

  3. Daphne Guinness’s Music Video Involves Top Hat, Feathers

    For her first single, "Fatal Flaw," Daphne Guinness hired British photographer Nick Knight to shoot her music video, which is trippy and screen-saver-esque in that Nick Knight sort of way, and shows her singing in a top hat and various feathered outfits. Her voice, on the other hand, is almost ... More »
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

Quotes

  1. "The Duchess of Dowdy strikes again," wrote Blackwell. "In feathered hats that were once the rage, she resembles a petrified parakeet from the Jurassic age. A royal wreck."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Mr Blackwell Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Islam is a violent religion. If Mohammad lived here today I could imagine chasing him out of the country tarred and feathered as an extremist," Wilders said in an interview with De Pers daily last year.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Geert Wilders Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "If dinosaurs and in particular theropods were warm-blooded as many of us suspect and feathered for insulation, they would have had a major problem getting rid of heat at times. Perhaps this is why air sacs initially evolved, and then were co-opted...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Paul Sereno Source: ABC Science Online

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