fluffy

adjective \ ˈflə-fē \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of fluffy

fluffier; fluffiest
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

play \ˈflə-fə-lē\ adverb

fluffiness

play \ˈflə-fē-nəs\ noun

Examples of fluffy in a Sentence

  1. the fluffy fur of a kitten

  2. Beat the egg whites until they are fluffy.

  3. furniture with big fluffy cushions

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First Known Use of fluffy

circa 1825


FLUFFY Defined for English Language Learners

fluffy

adjective

Definition of fluffy for English Language Learners

  • : covered with soft material

  • : light and soft or airy : having a light and soft appearance


FLUFFY Defined for Kids

fluffy

adjective \ ˈflə-fē \

Definition of fluffy for Students

fluffier; fluffiest
1 : having, covered with, or similar to down
  • a fluffy little chick
2 : being or looking light and soft
  • fluffy scrambled eggs
  • fluffy clouds


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