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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fluff(noun)

    any light downy material

  2. bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity(noun)

    something of little value or significance

  3. fluff(verb)

    a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)

  4. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up(verb)

    make a mess of, destroy or ruin

    "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

  5. ruffle, fluff(verb)

    erect or fluff up

    "the bird ruffled its feathers"

  6. tease, fluff(verb)

    ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect

GCIDE

  1. Fluff(n.)

    Hence: Anything light and downy, whose volume consists mostly of air, such as cotton or down.

  2. Fluff(n.)

    Something light and inconsequential; something not to be taken seriously; -- used commonly of literary or dramatic productions, and sometimes of people.

  3. Fluff(n.)

    A mistake, especially in the recitation of lines in a drama.

  4. Fluff(v. t.)

    To make a mistake in the performance of; -- used mostly of lines in a drama; as, he fluffed the last line of the act.

Wiktionary

  1. fluff(Noun)

    Anything light, soft or fuzzy, especially fur, hair, feathers.

  2. fluff(Noun)

    Anything inconsequential or superficial.

    That article was basically a bunch of fluff. It didn't say anything substantive.

  3. fluff(Noun)

    Lapse, especially a mistake in an actor's lines.

  4. fluff(Noun)

    A passive partner in a lesbian relationship.

  5. fluff(Verb)

    To make something fluffy.

    The cat fluffed its tail.

  6. fluff(Verb)

    To become fluffy.

  7. fluff(Verb)

    To make a mistake in one's lines

  8. fluff(Verb)

    To do incorrectly, for example mishit, miskick, miscue etc.

  9. Origin: . Compare Japanese フワフワ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fluff(noun)

    nap or down; flue; soft, downy feathers

  2. Origin: [Cf. 2d Flue. 84.]

Freebase

  1. Fluff

    Fluff is a Swedish punk band, formed from former members of the bands Mindless Sinner and Skinny Horse. They were formed in 1996 by Christer Göransson and Magnus Danneblad. They released one album in 1996, called Volume One. The band changed their name to Everlone, but the members stayed the same.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fluff

    fluf, n. a soft down from cotton, &c.: anything downy.—n. Fluff′iness.—adj. Fluff′y. [Perh. conn. with flue, light down.]

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How to say fluff in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fluff in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fluff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fluff in a Sentence

  1. Charlotte Dell:

    It was fluff, but it made me think, `How could that translate to our residents with memory loss?' we're looking to see if we can set a positive tone for the day.

  2. Mark Bauerlein:

    Their stylistic tics are nonsensical fluff: 'Like ... Like ... Like ...,' sentences punctuated with 'N Stuff,' mindless clichés such as 'Omigod!' and 'Awesome.' In their writing, they aren't much better. Let's be clear about every standardized test score and every survey of teachers and employers: the writing of students and younger workers is a mess.

  3. Harry Reid:

    But there is no alternative. What he talks about is basically fluff, there is no alternative. What is the alternative? To have us alone? Have the international community walk away? We have negotiated this in good faith. It hasn't taken months. It's taken years. Years. This is the diplomatic breakthrough that will go down in history as one of the biggest diplomatic moves in the history of the world.

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