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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. Of or relating to plums.
2. Choice; desirable.
3. Rich and mellow (voice).
4. Carefully articulated and affected (accent), thought typical of the English upper class.
From Old English plume (plum). Earliest documented use: 1724.
“But the upshot was that John Boss had landed this rather plummy job, which was taking him to Switzerland.”
K.M. Peyton; Snowfall; Graphia; 1994.
“A plummy-voiced royals ‘expert’ who fronted TV coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding has been exposed as a real estate agent from upstate New York.”
Funspot; The Daily Telegraph (Surry Hills, Australia); Jun 2, 2018.
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