fluff: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (fluf), [key]
— n.
  1. light, downy particles, as of cotton.
  2. a soft, light, downy mass: a fluff of summer clouds.
  3. something of no consequence: The book is pure fluff, but fun to read.
  4. an error or blunder, esp. an actor's memory lapse in the delivery of lines.
  1. to make into fluff; shake or puff out (feathers, hair, etc.) into a fluffy mass (often fol. by up): to fluff up the sofa pillows.
  2. to make a mistake in: The leading man fluffed his lines.
  1. to become fluffy; move, float, or settle down like fluff.
  2. to make a mistake, esp. in the delivery of lines by a performer; blunder.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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