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English definition of “plummy”

plummy

adjective uk   /ˈplʌm.i/ us  

plummy adjective (SPEECH)

describes a low voice or way of speaking using long vowels, of a type thought to be typical of the English upper social class: a plummy voice a plummy accent

plummy adjective (FRUIT)

having the taste or dark reddish-purple colour of plums: This wine has an almost plummy flavour.
(Definition of plummy from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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