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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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Whatever their coach said at half-time certainly did the trick as The Fluffs came out for the restart a totally different team.
With ten minutes remaining The Fluffs took the lead and began to pull clear winning 14-8 at the final whistle.
Meanwhile, the title race remains as close as ever with a number of teams on the coat tails of league leaders, The Fluffs.
Furry friend: Chloe Hennegan, of Fat Fluffs, and a pal.
Tie a knot and repeat placing the bundle in alternating directions until all 20 of fluffs are used.
You should now have the stripped quill that has the fluff tip and the marabou stripped off of each side of the quill (Figure 2).
Gather the stripped marabou by pinching the webbing part between your fingers, add the fluff to the part still attached to the quill and with a pair of scissors trim the remaining part of the quill and the webbing.
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Match up two of the fluffs so they are bent in the same direction and the tips are even.
Slip three Crow beads over the wrapped quill on each of the fluffs as shown in Photo C.
Leave a small bit of blade at the very tip to help keep the top fluffs from slipping out of the winding (Fig.
Select two fluffs that have their tips darkened to look like eagle plumes.