adj. fluff·i·er, fluff·i·est
a. Of, relating to, or resembling fluff.
b. Covered with fluff.
2. Light and airy; soft: fluffy curls; a fluffy soufflé.
a. Light or frivolous: a fluffy musical comedy.
b. Lacking depth or precision; fuzzy: hazy, fluffy thinking that only confused the matter.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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