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Spanish translation of “feather”

feather

noun /ˈfeðə/
one of the things that grow from a bird’s skin that form the covering of its body
pluma
They cleaned the oil off the seagull’s feathers.
feathered adjective
emplumado
a brightly feathered bird.
feathery adjective of, like, or covered in, a feather or feathers
de plumas
a feathery hat.
soft and light
ligero
a feathery touch.
a feather in one’s cap noun something one can be proud of
un motivo de orgullo
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
barrer para casa, hacer su agosto
All the time he has been a member of that committee, he has been feathering his own nest.
(Definition of feather from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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