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1 a soft airy substance or covering
  • self-consciously picked the fluff off his sweater as he answered the officer's questions

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2 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy
  • the flustered newscaster's fluffs included a mispronunciation of the town's name

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Synonyms & Antonyms of fluff (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make a mistake
  • unnerved by her earlier missteps, the skater fluffed on the final jump as well

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2 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way
  • I completely fluffed the introduction by calling the boss's wife by the wrong name

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The first known use of fluff was in 1790

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“Fluff.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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