\ ˈflə-fē How to pronounce fluffy (audio) \
fluffier; fluffiest

Definition of fluffy

1a : covered with or resembling fluff
b : being light and soft or airy : puffed up a fluffy omelet
2 : lacking in meaning or substance : superficial sense 2c

Other Words from fluffy

fluffily \ ˈflə-​fə-​lē How to pronounce fluffy (audio) \ adverb
fluffiness \ ˈflə-​fē-​nəs How to pronounce fluffy (audio) \ noun

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Examples of fluffy in a Sentence

the fluffy fur of a kitten Beat the egg whites until they are fluffy. furniture with big fluffy cushions
Recent Examples on the Web The donut features a light and fluffy base, lingonberry glaze and sauce, topped with either the meatball or plant-based ball – for vegetarians. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 2 June 2022 This 95/5 Merlot/Cabernet Franc blend includes a Grand Marnier treat of aromas—fluffy, fruity, with red cherries, Fry’s chocolate cream, and mandarins. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 22 May 2022 The bun is soft and fluffy, shiny and golden, wrapped around the sausage, which peeks out of both ends. Jenn Harriscolumnist, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2022 To properly blend out a cream contour, experts recommend using a soft, fluffy, or angled brush, or a slightly damp sponge for a more natural look. Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 May 2022 These comforters are extraordinarily fluffy, cozy, and warm—all while staying relatively lightweight. Sarah Madaus, SELF, 17 Mar. 2022 It was supposed to be a fluffy romance novel that didn't have anything complicated in it. Juliana Ukiomogbe, ELLE, 24 May 2022 Recently, Clara Luciani, one of France’s biggest pop stars, posted a shot of herself standing on a white-columned balcony in pigtails, sunglasses, and a fluffy white bathrobe. Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 23 May 2022 The sandwich is layered with thick slices of ham, Genoa salami and pepperoni on fluffy local bread. Andi Berlin, The Arizona Republic, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of fluffy

circa 1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of fluffy was circa 1825

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“Fluffy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluffy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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\ ˈflə-fē How to pronounce fluffy (audio) \
fluffier; fluffiest

Kids Definition of fluffy

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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