fluffiness


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fluff·y

 (flŭf′ē)
adj. fluff·i·er, fluff·i·est
1.
a. Of, relating to, or resembling fluff.
b. Covered with fluff.
2. Light and airy; soft: fluffy curls; a fluffy soufflé.
3.
a. Light or frivolous: a fluffy musical comedy.
b. Lacking depth or precision; fuzzy: hazy, fluffy thinking that only confused the matter.

fluff′i·ly adv.
fluff′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluffiness - a light softness
softness - the property of giving little resistance to pressure and being easily cut or molded
Translations

fluffiness

[ˈflʌfɪnɪs] nmorbidezza
References in classic literature ?
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The pastry chefs had the perfect balance of texture and fluffiness.
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They're golden, gorgeous looking and generously cut so each chip makes a proper mouthful with that perfect contrast of outer crunchiness and inner fluffiness.
The bubbled naan, rolled thin but still retaining a pleasant fluffiness rather than having been dried out by overcooking, was big enough to dominate half of the table alone.
When I don't plan ahead, I make waffles that rely on beaten egg whites rather than yeast for their fluffiness.
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