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Definition of fluff verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fluff

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//flʌf//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fluff
     
    he / she / it fluffs
     
    past simple fluffed
     
    -ing form fluffing
     
     
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  1. 1 fluff something (informal) to do something badly or to fail at something synonym bungle He completely fluffed an easy shot (= in sports). Most actors fluff their lines occasionally.
  2. 2fluff something (out/up) to shake or brush something so that it looks larger and/or softer The female sat on the eggs, fluffing out her feathers. Let me fluff up your pillows for you.
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