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fluffy

Syllabification: fluff·y
Pronunciation: /ˈfləfē
 
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Definition of fluffy in English:

adjective (fluffier, fluffiest)

1Of, like, or covered with fluff: fluffy white clouds a fluffy towel
More example sentences
  • Then my back was covered in a mud pack, wrapped in a plastic sheet and covered in soft, fluffy towels.
  • The sky was blue except for the parts that were covered by those big fluffy white clouds.
  • Soft, fluffy clouds covered the entire city and its famous, humungous airport, making you want to drop gently down and lay your head on them.
Synonyms
1.1(Of food) light in texture and containing air: cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy
More example sentences
  • All of the recipes were easy and yielded light, fluffy cakes.
  • From light and fluffy chocolate mousse or bitter chocolate sorbet to steamed chocolate fudge pudding or rich, dense chocolate cake, there is surely a recipe to suit all tastes.
  • Jayne chose the light and fluffy lemon lush after overhearing that a diner is just about as fluffy and syrupy.
2 informal Lacking substance, depth, or seriousness: the commercial wallows in soft, fluffy, feel-good territory
More example sentences
  • It denotes something fluffy, something lacking in content, he says - the implication being that he's rather more robust than that.
  • I was about to pass over this piece of nonsense as just another example of the feel-good, fluffy, new age rubbish the book is stuffed with.
  • We are signing up to fluffy, feel-good legislation that we cannot enforce, and if we do, we will run the risk of scooping up people whom we should not be attacking.
2.1(Of a person, especially a woman) frivolous, silly, or vague: fluffy blondes in leopard-skin pedal pushers
More example sentences
  • I was never, neither a fluffy heroine, nor a wicked vamp, nor a woman of the world.
  • Typecast in the public mind as the fluffy girl next door, Ryan seems to relish the opportunity to show what else she can do.
  • She's no man-hater (she sees the term as a contradiction) but she's not fluffy or insipid either, she writes tough and she writes the truth.

Derivatives

fluffily

1
Pronunciation: /ˈfləfəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • BW, when you've quite finished being fluffily artistic with our dinner, could you possibly bring it in, because I'm ready to start cooking it?
  • Her duck was as fluffily pink as a baby's bonnet.
  • We gaze at the sky as it allows clouds to drift fluffily through it, and appears entirely empty of portents.

fluffiness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • It is also unusual for Prokofiev to reflect on external events in his music - the fluffiness of the Classical Symphony, for example, came in 1917, the tumultuous year of the Russian Revolution.
  • They are designed to alert us to any fluffiness or grey areas which need human decisions.
  • I have written several times about the juiciness and flavour to be found in grilled Persian meats and the fluffiness of the Basmati rice served on the side.

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