AskDefine | Define plummy

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plummy adj
1 very desirable; "a plummy leading role"
2 of a voice; affectedly mellow and rich; "the radio announcer's plummy voice" [also: plummiest, plummier]

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  • , /ˈplʌmi/, /"plVmi/
  • Rhymes: -ʌmi


  1. Of, pertaining to, containing, or characteristic of plums
  2. desirable
  3. In the context of "of a voice": rich, mellow and carefully articulated, especially with an upper-class accent

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