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fluffy

[fluhf-ee] /ˈflʌf i/
adjective, fluffier, fluffiest.
1.
of, resembling, or covered with fluff.
2.
light or airy:
a fluffy cake.
3.
having little or no intellectual weight; superficial or frivolous:
fluffy thinking.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; fluff + -y1
Related forms
fluffily, adverb
fluffiness, noun
unfluffy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluffiness

fluffy

/ˈflʌfɪ/
adjective fluffier, fluffiest
1.
of, resembling, or covered with fluff
2.
soft and light: fluffy hair
3.
  1. sentimental or overromantic; not very intelligent
  2. characterized by nonviolent methods: fluffy environmentalist protestors
Derived Forms
fluffily, adverb
fluffiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for fluffiness

fluffy

adj.

1825, from fluff + -y (2). Related: Fluffiness.

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