Example sentences for: plumage

How can you use “plumage” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Birds are favorite pets in Hong Kong, valued for their singing rather than their plumage, and here you’ll find all kinds of birds for sale as well as elaborate teak and bamboo cages.

  • They parade their fresh charms in seductive, borrowed plumage for our judgment, but only for the greater glory of the sultan, the high priest, the whoremaster, the ringmaster, the devil himself, the designer and his backer who have bought them as toys to play with.

  • According to an article published in November in the British magazine New Scientist , Tapio Eeva and his colleagues report that because pollutants from a copper smelter in the town of Harjavalta dull the plumage of local great tits, they are unable to perform a courtship dance that relies on the display of bright feathers.

  • Her lips as vivid as the plumage of the vermilion flycatcher, Monica Lewinsky returns this week to the covers of the Star and the National Enquirer . In a detailed account of her White House trysts, the Star portrays Lewinsky as a sort of Jewish Salome, arousing the president with her dance of the Gap dress, only to hand the independent counsel the head of Bill the Southern Baptist.

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