5 letter word starting with plum

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
pluma noun A feather.
plumb noun A little mass or weight of lead, or the like, attached to a line, and used by builders, etc., to indicate a vertical direction; a plummet; a plumb bob. See Plumb line, below., Perpendicular; vertical; conforming the direction of a line attached to a plumb; as, the wall is plumb., In a plumb direction; perpendicularly., To adjust by a plumb line; to cause to be perpendicular; as, to plumb a building or a wall., To sound with a plumb or plummet, as the depth of water; hence, to examine by test; to ascertain the depth, quality, dimension, etc.; to sound; to fathom; to test., To seal with lead; as, to plumb a drainpipe., To supply, as a building, with a system of plumbing.
plume verb A feather; esp., a soft, downy feather, or a long, conspicuous, or handsome feather., An ornamental tuft of feathers., A feather, or group of feathers, worn as an ornament; a waving ornament of hair, or other material resembling feathers., A token of honor or prowess; that on which one prides himself; a prize or reward., A large and flexible panicle of inflorescence resembling a feather, such as is seen in certain large ornamental grasses., To pick and adjust the plumes or feathers of; to dress or prink., To strip of feathers; to pluck; to strip; to pillage; also, to peel., To adorn with feathers or plumes., To pride; to vaunt; to boast; — used reflexively; as, he plumes himself on his skill.
plump adverb Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks., A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears., To grow plump; to swell out; as, her cheeks have plumped., To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once., To give a plumper. See Plumper, 2., To make plump; to fill (out) or support; — often with up., To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily; as, to plump a stone into water., To give (a vote), as a plumper. See Plumper, 2., Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
plumy adjective Covered or adorned with plumes, or as with plumes; feathery.