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Translation of "feather" - English-Spanish dictionary

feather

noun   /ˈfeð·ər/
one of the soft, light things that cover a bird’s skin pluma
a feather in your cap
an achievement to be proud of un orgullo It’s a real feather in our cap to be representing our country in this contest.
verb   /ˈfeð·ər/
feather your own nest
to make yourself rich, especially in a way that is selfish or dishonest enriquecerse a costa de otros
(Definition of feather from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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)
Translations of “feather”
in Korean 깃털…
in Arabic ريشة…
in Malaysian bulu…
in French plume…
in Russian перо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羽毛, 翎毛…
in Italian piuma…
in Turkish tüy, kuş tüyü…
in Polish pióro…
in Vietnamese lông vũ, lông (chim)…
in Portuguese pena…
in Thai ขนนก…
in German die Feder…
in Catalan ploma…
in Japanese 羽, 羽毛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羽毛, 翎毛…
in Indonesian bulu…
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