NounFluff (plural Fluffs)
- Anything light, soft or fuzzy, especially fur, hair, feathers.
- Anything inconsequential or superficial.
- That article was basically a bunch of fluff. It didn't say anything substantive.
- Lapse, especially a mistake in an actor’s lines.
- A passive partner in a lesbian relationship.
- (anything light, soft or fuzzy): fuzz, puff
- (anything inconsequential or superficial): BS, cruft, hype, all talk
- (a lapse): blooper, blunder, boo-boo, defect, error, fault, faux pas, gaffe, lapse, mistake, slip, stumble, thinko
- (passive in a lesbian relationship): ruffle
- See also Thesaurus:error
- (transitive) To make something fluffy.
- The cat fluffed its tail.
- (intransitive) To become fluffy.
- (transitive, intransitive, of an actor or announcer) To make a mistake in one’s lines
Irish bull, aerate, air, anacoluthon, bad job, ball up, bevue, bloomer, blooper, blow, blubber, blunder, bobble, boggle, bollix, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, boot, botch, breeze, bubble, bull, bungle, butter, catachresis, chaff, chip, clay, clumsy performance, cobweb, cock up, cork, cushion, daintiness, delicacy, dough, down, downiness, drop a brick, drop the ball, duff, dust, ease, eiderdown, error, ether, etourderie, fairy, feather, feather bed, feathers, filminess, fine-grainedness, fineness, fleece, floss, flub, flue, fluffiness, foam, folk etymology, foozle, foul up, froth, fuck up, fumble, fur, fuzz, fuzziness, gaucherie, gentle, girl friend, goof, goof up, gossamer, gossameriness, grammatical error, hash, howler, hypercorrection, hyperform, kapok, knead, lapse, laxate, limber, limber up, lint, loosen, louse up, malaprop, malapropism, marrowsky, mash, massage, mellow, mess, mess up, milden, miscue, mispronunciation, missaying, mistake, mistress, misusage, mollify, mote, muck up, muddle, muff, off day, peach fuzz, pile, pillow, plump, plush, pubescence, pudding, puff, puff up, pull a boner, pulp, putty, refinement, relax, rubber, ruin, sad work, satin, satininess, screw up, shake up, silk, silkiness, slip, smash, smoothness, snafu, soften, soften up, softness, solecism, spoil, sponge, spoonerism, spume, squash, straw, stumble, subdue, supple, swansdown, tenderize, thistledown, tone down, trip, tune down, velvet, velvetiness, wax, wool, zephyr
- The translations below need to be checked.
- fluffy (and absorbent) stuff in a baby's diaper