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fluffnoun [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.

fluffverb [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.
(Definition of fluff from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fluff”
in Korean 보풀…
in Arabic زَغَب…
in Malaysian berbulu-bulu…
in French peluche…
in Russian пух, ворс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 柔軟的團, 絨毛, 蓬鬆毛團…
in Italian peluria…
in Turkish hav, hav yumağı, tüy…
in Polish meszek, kłaczki…
in Spanish pelusa, lanilla…
in Vietnamese nùi bông…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 柔软的团, 绒毛, 蓬松毛团…
in Indonesian berbulu-bulu…
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