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Definition 1: a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines) - [noun denoting act]

(fluff is a kind of ...) an embarrassing mistake

Definition 2: something of little value or significance - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fluff in the sense of this definition

(fluff is a kind of ...) something of small importance

Definition 3: any light downy material - [noun denoting substance]

(fluff is a kind of ...) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

Definition 4: ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect - [verb of body]

Synonyms for fluff in the sense of this definition

(fluff is a kind of ...) smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

"comb your hair before dinner" "comb the wool"

Definition 5: erect or fluff up - [verb of contact]

Samples where fluff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the bird ruffled its feathers

Synonyms for fluff in the sense of this definition

(fluff is a kind of ...) make less dense

"loosen the soil"

Samples where fluff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for fluff in the sense of this definition

(fluff is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

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