fluffy

[ fluhf-ee ]
/ ˈflʌf i /

adjective, fluff·i·er, fluff·i·est.

of, resembling, or covered with fluff.
light or airy: a fluffy cake.
having little or no intellectual weight; superficial or frivolous: fluffy thinking.

Origin of fluffy

First recorded in 1815–25; fluff + -y1
Related formsfluff·i·ly, adverbfluff·i·ness, nounun·fluff·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for fluffiness

fluffy

/ (ˈflʌfɪ) /

adjective fluffier or fluffiest

of, resembling, or covered with fluff
soft and lightfluffy hair
  1. sentimental or overromantic; not very intelligent
  2. characterized by nonviolent methodsfluffy environmentalist protestors
Derived Formsfluffily, adverbfluffiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for fluffiness

fluffy


adj.

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

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