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 sense 2c
fluffily adverb
fluffiness noun

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 Reduce speed to medium, and add butter, one tablespoon at a time, until butter is incorporated and buttercream is light and fluffy. Liv Dansky, Southern Living, 28 Feb. 2024 Sifting will help remove any lumps from the flour and aerate the mixture, which will help make your cake light and fluffy. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 Feb. 2024 The fluffy, creamy zero-proof drink starts with a sandwich shop-ish carbonated vanilla cream soda that receives a dash of coconut powder and a cloud of miso-mushroom foam. Kate Dingwall, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 An animation of a cute fluffy creature that could easily be in a Disney+ show or Illumination Entertainment film. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 27 Feb. 2024 Though Santo now serves the dish with flatbread, at the time of my visit, a fluffy rich brioche made the perfect vessel for the savory beans and tart goat cheese. The Arizona Republic, 26 Feb. 2024 Down and synthetic down are fluffy clusters of fiber that can feel soft and comfortable, whereas memory foam is designed to compress with the weight of your head, but still return to its previous shape. Eric Ravenscraft, WIRED, 25 Feb. 2024 Hygge is about more than cozy socks and fluffy blankets. Samantha Laine Perfas, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 Feb. 2024 Finish the meal off with a carrot soufflé—a simple, delightfully fluffy chaser to the richness of ribs and sausage links. Kayla Stewart, Bon Appétit, 23 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
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 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

fluffy

adjective
fluffier; fluffiest
1
: having, covered with, or resembling fluff or down
the fluffy fur of a kitten
2
: being light and soft or airy : puffed up
a fluffy omelet
fluffiness noun

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