Fluff definitions

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Fluff is defined as to shake until loose and light, or make a mistake.

An example of fluff is shaking a pillow until the filling is evenly spread inside.

An example of fluff is saying the opposite of what you mean to say.

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The definition of fluff is a loose, soft and light substance.

An example of fluff is a handful of feathers.

An example of fluff is cotton pillow fill.

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Light down or fuzz, as on a young bird or on a dandelion or milkweed seed.
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Something having a very light, soft, or frothy consistency or appearance.

A fluff of meringue; a fluff of cloud.

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Something of little substance or consequence, especially:
  • Light or superficial entertainment.
    The movie was just another bit of fluff from Hollywood.
  • Inflated or padded material.
    The report was mostly fluff, with little new information.
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The parts of a junked car that are not metal and cannot be recycled.
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An error, especially in the delivery of lines, as by an actor or announcer.
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To make fluffy.

Fluff a pillow; a squirrel fluffing out its tail.

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To cause (a man) to be sufficiently aroused so that he is able to have sexual intercourse, especially in a pornographic film.
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To ruin or mar by a mistake or blunder.

They fluffed their chance to participate in the playoffs by losing their last three games.

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To forget or botch (one's lines).
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To become fluffy.
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To make an error, especially to forget or botch one's lines.
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Soft, light down.
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A loose, soft, downy mass of hair, feathers, cotton, dust, etc.
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Any light or trivial matter or talk.
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An error in speaking or reading a line.
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To shake or pat until loose, feathery, and fluffy.
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To make an error in speaking or reading (a word, one's lines, etc.)
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To make a botch of; flub.
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To become fluffy.
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To make a mistake.
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Anything light, soft or fuzzy, especially fur, hair, feathers.
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That article was basically a bunch of fluff. It didn't say anything substantive.

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Lapse, especially a mistake in an actor’s lines.
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(New England) Marshmallow creme.
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(LGBT) A passive partner in a lesbian relationship.
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To make something fluffy.

The cat fluffed its tail.

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(intransitive) To become fluffy.
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(intransitive, of an actor or announcer) To make a mistake in one’s lines.
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To do incorrectly, for example mishit, miskick, miscue etc.
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Origin of fluff

Onomatopoeic. Compare Japanese フワフワ (fuwafuwa, “lightly, softly”), Hungarian puha (“soft, fluffy”).