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fluffy definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: like down or as soft as down [syn: downy, downlike, flossy, fluffy]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (fluffier; -est) Date: circa 1825 1. a. covered with or resembling fluff b. being light and soft or airy ; puffed up <a fluffy omelet> 2. lacking in meaning or substance ; superficial 2c fluffily adverb fluffiness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (fluffier, fluffiest) 1 of or like fluff. 2 covered in fluff; downy. Derivatives: fluffily adv. fluffiness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Fluffy Fluff"y, a. [Compar. Fluffier; superl. Fluffiest.] Pertaining to, or resembling, fluff or nap; soft and downy. ``The carpets were fluffy.'' --Thackeray. The present Barnacle . . . had a youthful aspect, and the fluffiest little whisker, perhaps, that ever was seen. --Dickens. -- Fluff"i*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(fluffier, fluffiest) 1. If you describe something such as a towel or a toy animal as fluffy, you mean that it is very soft. ...fluffy white towels... It's a very fluffy kind of wool. ADJ 2. A cake or other food that is fluffy is very light because it has a lot of air in it. Cream together the margarine and sugar with a wooden spoon until light and fluffy. ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Nappy, downy, flossy.

Moby Thesaurus

airy, attenuate, attenuated, birdbrained, birdwitted, bubbly, dainty, delicate, downy, ethereal, featherbrained, feathery, filmy, fine, fine-drawn, fine-grained, finespun, fleecy, flighty, flossy, foamy, frivolous, frothy, furry, fuzzy, gauzy, gossamer, gossamery, hirsute, imponderous, insubstantial, lanate, leger, light, light as air, lighter than vanity, lightweight, mousse, nappy, peachy, pinnate, pubescent, puffy, refined, satin, satiny, shallow, shallow-headed, shallow-minded, shallow-pated, shallow-witted, silky, smooth, soft, souffle, superficial, thin, thin-spun, trivial, unheavy, unimportant, unprofound, velutinous, velvety, volatile, weightless, whipped up, wiredrawn, wispy, woolly, yeasty

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