tufted

[ tuhf-tid ]
/ ˈtʌf tɪd /

adjective

furnished or decorated with tufts.
formed into or growing in a tuft or tufts.

Origin of tufted

First recorded in 1600–10; tuft + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM tufted

un·tuft·ed, adjective

Definition for tufted (2 of 2)

tuft
[ tuhft ]
/ tʌft /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to form into or grow in a tuft or tufts.

Origin of tuft

1350–1400; Middle English, variant of toft(e) < Middle French tofe, toffe < ?; E parasitic t as in graft1

OTHER WORDS FROM tuft

tuft·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tufted (1 of 2)

tufted
/ (ˈtʌftɪd) /

adjective

having a tuft or tufts
(of plants or plant parts) having or consisting of one or more groups of short branches all arising at the same level

British Dictionary definitions for tufted (2 of 2)

tuft
/ (tʌft) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of tuft

tufter, nountufty, adjective

Word Origin for tuft

C14: perhaps from Old French tufe, of Germanic origin; compare top 1
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