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fluff

noun [U] uk   us   /flʌf/

fluff noun [U] (SOFT MASS)

small, loose pieces of wool or other soft material, or the down (= soft new hairs) on a young animal: He brushed the fluff off his coat.

fluff noun [U] (ENTERTAINMENT)

US entertainment that is not serious or valuable

fluff

verb [T] uk   us   /flʌf/ (US also flub) informal
mainly UK to fail something or do it badly: I fluffed my driving test three times before I finally got it. All the time I was acting with him, I never once heard him fluff his lines (= say something wrong when acting).
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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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