Die Übersetzung von "feather" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈfeðə/

one of the things that grow from a bird’s skin that form the covering of its body

They cleaned the oil off the seagull’s feathers.
feathered adjective

feathery adjective

of, like, or covered in, a feather or feathers

doux comme la plume; en plumes
a feathery hat.

soft and light

a feathery touch.
a feather in one’s cap

something one can be proud of

un fleuron à sa couronne
Winning the race was quite a feather in his cap.
feather one’s (own) nest

to gain money for oneself or to make oneself rich while serving others in a position of trust

faire sa pelote
All the time he has been a member of that committee he has been feathering his own nest.

(Die Übersetzung von "feather" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)