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bit of fluff

1. A physically attractive woman. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. Jack knew he was the envy of all of his friends as he paraded around town with his new bit of fluff.
2. A derogatory term used to describe a woman who lacks value beyond being physically attractive. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I can't believe my ex-boyfriend went out with that bit of fluff!
See also: bit, fluff, of

fluff one's lines

 and blow one's lines; muff one's lines
to speak one's speech badly or forget one's lines when one is in a play. The actress fluffed her lines badly in the last act. I was in a play once, and I muffed my lines over and over. It's okay to blow your lines in rehearsal.
See also: fluff, line

fluff something out

[for a bird] to move its feathers outward. The parrot said good night, fluffed its feathers out, and went to sleep. The bird fluffed out its feathers.
See also: fluff, out

fluff something up

to make something soft appear fuller or higher. Fluff your pillow up before you go to bed. She fluffed up her pillow before retiring.
See also: fluff, up

bit of fluff (or skirt or stuff)

a woman regarded in sexual terms. British informal
1937 W. Somerset Maugham Theatre It was strangely flattering for a woman to be treated as a little bit of fluff that you just tumbled on to a bed.
See also: bit, fluff, of

fluff up

To shake or ruffle something, especially something with feathers or fur, to make it softer, puffier, or larger: When my canary fluffs up its feathers, it looks round and fat. I fluffed up the cat's fur with a hairbrush. The pillows will be more comfortable if you let me fluff them up.
See also: fluff, up


1. n. nonsense; irrelevant stuff; hype. Cut out the fluff and talk straight.
2. tv. & in. to make an error; to do something incorrectly. Todd fluffs his lines in the same place every night.


n. snow. There is supposed to be an inch of fluff-stuff tonight.
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As a result of the Riegelwood Mill conversion to 100 percent fluff and softwood pulp, the company will reduce its coated paperboard capacity by 350,000 tons, sell the Carolina brand to MeadWestvaco (MWV), and focus the business on supplying customer demand in the food service and packaging markets.
Once completed, Ashdown, together with our Plymouth [North Carolina] mill, will provide a platform to further strengthen our leading position as an effective producer of high quality fluff pulp with nearly one million tonnes of total production capacity.
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The brush works by tackling a dog's undercoat--the dandelion fluff with which I'm now well acquainted.
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Add a layer of glue to the center area of the fluff covered disc (Photo G) and let it get tacky, then firmly press the two together.
Vicky, a teacher, said: "Thomas has an overwhelming desire to eat fluff.
A dancer can have a regular life here, a house, kids, family," says associate producer, the indefatigable octogenarian Fluff LaCoque.
The call to conversion is not cosmetic; we can't just neaten up our lives and fluff a few moral pillows to make things presentable for company when the company in question is Jesus.
The other covers Middle Point is using include a poiyshell, auto fluff, mulch and some onsite dirt.
Allied has experimented with mixing with the C&D product with auto fluff and ground-up wood debris, all of which the company has been satisfied with.
This rechargeable unit makes mincemeat out of fluff and dust, and is perfect for the stairs, sofas and car-cleaning.