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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fluff(noun)

    any light downy material

    frippery, bagatelle, frivolity

  2. bagatelle, fluff, frippery, frivolity(noun)

    something of little value or significance

    frivolousness, bar billiards, frivolity, buffoonery, bagatelle, fluff, harlequinade, frippery, japery, prank, clowning

  3. fluff(verb)

    a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)

    frippery, bagatelle, frivolity

  4. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up(verb)

    make a mess of, destroy or ruin

    "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

    vitiate, stammer, mud, plunder, impair, drift, pamper, hot up, flub, suck, featherbed, mar, gasconade, squander, ruffle up, boast, heat up, vaunt, itch, screw up, ball up, mire, frustrate, corrupt, bluster, gas, deflower, spoil, muck up, rape, tease, grope, violate, bollocks, mollycoddle, bungle, bollocks up, fumble, muck, shove along, shove off, foil, stutter, blow, bollix, rumple, coddle, cosset, shoot a line, scotch, go bad, ruffle, baby, cross, louse up, fellate, float, botch up, bodge, mess up, brag, bobble, baffle, muff, be adrift, fluff, mess, mishandle, tout, foul up, swash, blunder, indulge, despoil, waste, go down on, stumble, blow out, bollix up, botch, thwart, bilk, bumble, falter, cocker, burn out, misconduct, mismanage

  5. ruffle, fluff(verb)

    erect or fluff up

    "the bird ruffled its feathers"

    botch, prance, flick, shuffle, bungle, tease, tittup, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, ruffle up, blow, ripple, screw up, cock, rumple, sashay, fumble, flub, ball up, ruffle, bollocks, strut, pleat, riffle, mess up, cockle, louse up, bollocks up, bollix, muff, swagger, undulate, foul up, mix, fluff, bobble, bollix up, spoil, bodge

  6. tease, fluff(verb)

    ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect

    botch, badger, bungle, tease, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, tantalise, blow, screw up, rally, loosen, bug, fumble, flub, ball up, ruffle, bollocks, ride, bait, card, razz, spoil, muff, tantalize, tease apart, cod, louse up, mess up, taunt, beleaguer, foul up, rag, fluff, bobble, pester, bollix up, bollix, twit, bodge, bollocks up


  1. fluff(noun)

    To make something fluffy.

    all talk, cruft, ruffle, BS, hype

  2. fluff(noun)

    To become fluffy.

    ruffle, cruft, BS, hype, all talk

  3. fluff(noun)

    To make a mistake in one\u2019s lines

    cruft, ruffle, BS, hype, all talk

  4. fluff(noun)

    To do incorrectly, for example mishit, miskick, miscue etc.

    ruffle, cruft, hype, all talk, BS

  5. fluff(noun)

    fuzz, puff

  6. fluff(noun)

    thinko, slip, faux pas, stumble, gaffe, lapse, fault, blooper, error, defect, mistake, blunder, boo-boo

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fluff(n.)

    nap, down

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