Fluffy vs Fuzzy - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between fluffy and fuzzy

is that fluffy is covered with fluff while fuzzy is covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals mentioned in the popular nursery rhyme fuzzy wuzzy was a bear .

As nouns the difference between fluffy and fuzzy

is that fluffy is someone or something that is fluffy while fuzzy is an individual flake of fuzzies.

fluffy

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Covered with fluff.
  • Fluffy bunny rabbits are really nice to stroke.
  • Light; soft; airy.
  • I like my scrambled eggs to be light and fluffy in texture.
  • (colloquial) Warm and comforting.
  • Being in love with my boyfriend gives me a fluffy feeling inside.
  • (colloquial) Not clearly defined or explained; fuzzy.
  • * 2008 , R.Safley, Reagan's Game
  • Someone sold you the fluffy idea that brains triumphs over strength when you were picked last for the sports team.
  • Lightweight; superficial; lacking depth or seriousness.
  • * 2006 , Linda Nochlin, Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: The Visceral Eye (page 271)
  • And she is represented reading with great concentration, and not some fluffy novel but the rather politically oriented and literary Le Figaro , its title prominent if upside down in the foreground.

    Noun

    (fluffies)
  • Someone or something that is fluffy
  • fuzzy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals. Mentioned in the popular nursery rhyme Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear.
  • Vague or imprecise.
  • My recollection of that event is fuzzy .
  • Not clear; unfocused.
  • I finally threw out a large stack of fuzzy photos.

    Derived terms

    * fuzzily * fuzziness * fuzzy logic * fuzzy mathematics * fuzzy set * fuzzy control * fuzzy concept * fuzzy relation

    Noun

    (fuzzies)
  • an individual flake of fuzzies
  • You've got a fuzzy on your coat.