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Definition of "fluffy" []

  • Of, relating to, or resembling fluff. (adjective)
  • Covered with fluff. (adjective)
  • Light and airy; soft: fluffy curls; a fluffy soufflé. (adjective)
  • Light or frivolous: a fluffy musical comedy. (adjective)
  • Lacking depth or precision; fuzzy: hazy, fluffy thinking that only confused the matter. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fluffy" in a sentence
  • "Also, the powder has what I call a fluffy adherence."
  • "Colonel Luscombe threw a glance in the direction of Jane Marple thus resurrected, but without much interest; Bertram's always had a sprinkling of what he called fluffy old pussies."
  • "I adapted these slightly from Alton Brown's recipe, and they really are the perfect "cafe" style muffin - fluffy, light and packed with blueberry goodness!"