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plummyadjective

uk   us   /ˈplʌm.i/

plummy adjective (SPEECH)

used to ​describe a ​lowvoice or way of ​speaking using ​longvowels, of a ​typethought to be ​typical of the ​Englishuppersocialclass: 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “plummy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 说话, (嗓音)拿腔作调的,做作的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 說話, (嗓音)裝腔作調的,做作的…
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