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The head of a fluffy Bichon Frisé.


fluff +‎ -y



fluffy (comparative fluffier, superlative fluffiest)

  1. Covered with fluff.
    Fluffy bunny rabbits are really nice to stroke.
  2. Light; soft; airy.
    I like my scrambled eggs to be light and fluffy in texture.
  3. (colloquial) Warm and comforting.
    Being in love with my boyfriend gives me a fluffy feeling inside.
  4. (colloquial) Not clearly defined or explained; fuzzy.
    • 2008, R.Safley, Reagan's Game
      Someone sold you the fluffy idea that brains triumphs[sic] over strength when you were picked last for the sports team.
  5. Lightweight; superficial; lacking depth or seriousness.
    • 2006, Linda Nochlin, Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: The Visceral Eye, page 271:
      And she is represented reading with great concentration, and not some fluffy novel but the rather politically oriented and literary Le Figaro, its title prominent if upside down in the foreground.



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fluffy (plural fluffies)

  1. Someone or something that is fluffy.
    • 2014, William Gray, Cornwall with Kids, page 119:
      Children can pamper the fluffies in the pets' corner []
  2. (New Zealand) A babycino (frothy milk drink).