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 fluff fluff

noun

  • ( ) any light downy material  ( fluff )
    any light downy material
  • a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)  ( fluff )
    a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)
  • something of little value or significance  ( bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity )
    something of little value or significance
  • verb

  • ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect  ( fluff, tease )
    ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
  • erect or fluff up  ( fluff, ruffle )
    erect or fluff up
     the bird ruffled its feathers
    the bird ruffled its feathers
  • make a mess of, destroy or ruin  ( ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, mishandle, muck up, muff, screw up, spoil )
    make a mess of, destroy or ruin
     I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
    I botched the dinner and we had to eat out
     the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
    the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement


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