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fluff

noun [U]  us   /flʌf/

fluff noun [U] (SOFT MASS)

a soft mass of fibers, feathers, or hair: cotton fluff The cat, a ball of white fluff, darted into the house and started to lick its fur. We’d lie on our backs and blow the dandelion fluff into the neighbor’s yard.

fluff noun [U] (USELESS INFORMATION)

useless or unimportant information: Don’t expect all fluff – like most good satire, this contains some moments of truth.

fluff

verb [T]  us   /flʌf/ (also fluff out/up something)

fluff verb [T] (MAKE APPEAR LARGER)

to shake a mass of fibers, feathers, or hair so the mass appears larger: Make the beds and don’t forget to fluff the pillows. She fluffed out her hair.
Translations of “fluff”
in Arabic زَغَب…
in Korean 보풀…
in Malaysian berbulu-bulu…
in French peluche…
in Turkish hav, hav yumağı, tüy…
in Italian peluria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 柔軟的團, 絨毛, 蓬鬆毛團…
in Russian пух, ворс…
in Polish meszek, kłaczki…
in Vietnamese nùi bông…
in Spanish pelusa, lanilla…
in Portuguese felpa, penugem…
in Thai สิ่งที่เป็นปุยหรือใยฟู…
in German der Fusel…
in Catalan pelussa…
in Japanese ふわふわしたもの…
in Indonesian berbulu-bulu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 柔软的团, 绒毛, 蓬松毛团…
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