Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fluffy; puffy; blown up.

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Examples

  • Preferably a shape not descriable as squishy, soft, pluffy, or the most vile of words HUSKY.

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  • It was pleasant beyond words to sit nestlingly in a pluffy chair, and hear about all the little lightly-treated scholarly day-before-yesterday things her father had used to talk of.

    The Rose-Garden Husband

  • They were back at Mrs. De Guenther's house by the time Phyllis was done telling her plans, Phyllis sitting in the identical pluffy chair where she had made her decision to marry Allan.

    The Rose-Garden Husband

  • A latticed window of carved wood was set in one wall; there was a profusion of squabby pluffy cushions and fat carpets everywhere, and Lalun's silver _huqa_, studded with turquoises, had a special little carpet all to its shining self.

    Soldiers Three

  • A latticed window of carved wood was set in one wall; there was a profusion of squabby pluffy cushions and fat carpets everywhere, and Lalun's silver

    Indian Tales

  • Post Count: 12,217 hey pluffy fumpkin!! how is you man?

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  • Post Count: 11,931 hey pluffy fumpkin!! how is you man?

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  • a store; the owner of which, a sallow Yankee, with a large pluffy cigaretto in his mouth, was labouring away in his shirt sleeves.

    California Four Months among the Gold-Finders, being the Diary of an Expedition from San Francisco to the Gold Districts

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  • According to the O.E.D., puffy or swollen is a current sense (in some dialects), fluffy or downy an obsolete one.

    December 16, 2008

  • It's a name I use for my pet ceramic tile. She loves it.

    December 16, 2008

  • A fluffy puff.

    December 16, 2008

  • WORDIE CHALLENGE: define this word!

    December 16, 2008