Definition of


  1. (verb, body) grow feathers
  2. (verb, creation) decorate with feathers
  3. (verb, social) feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight

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Synonyms of Fledge

feather, flight

Origin of the word Fledge

  1. O.E. flycge (Kentish fligge), from W.Gmc. *fluggja- (cf. M.Du. vlugge, Low Ger. fl?gge). Originally an adj. meaning "having the feathers, fit to fly." As a verb, it is first attested in English 1560s. Related: Fledged; fledging. more

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Words that sound like Fledge

felo-de-se, field hockey, field house, fields, flat wash, flats, flatus, fletc, flitch, folie a deux

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