fluff up


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Verb1.fluff up - make fuller by shaking; "fluff up the pillows"
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
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Translations

w>fluff up

vt sep pillow etcaufschütteln
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References in classic literature ?
He could fluff up his tail till it looked like a bottle brush, and his war cry as he scuttled through the long grass was: "Rikk-tikk-tikki-tikki-tchk!"
"Well," said Rikki-tikki, and his tail began to fluff up again, "marks or no marks, do you think it is right for you to eat fledglings out of a nest?"
With a decent covering of fur, this would fluff up the coat, getting more air into it, making it a better insulator.