As a verb plump
is to grow ; to swell out.
As an adjective plump
is having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
As an adverb plump
is directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
As a noun plump
is (obsolete) a knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.
As a proper noun fluffy is
a popular given name for a pet, often for a cat.
To grow ; to swell out.
To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
- Her cheeks have plumped .
To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up .
- Dulcissa plumps into a chair.
To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.
- to plump up the hollowness of their history with improbable miracles
To give a plumper (kind of vote).
To give (a vote), as a plumper.
(used with for) To favor or decide in favor of something.
- to plump a stone into water
- "A recent poll by the New York Times found that although most Brazilians plump for arch-rival Argentina as the team they most want to lose, the second-biggest group want Brazil itself to stumble." source: http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21600983-brazilian-workers-are-gloriously-unproductive-economy-grow-they-must-snap-out
Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
* (Thomas Carew) (1595-1640)
- The god of wine did his plump clusters bring.
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Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
(obsolete) A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.
- a plump of trees, fowls, or spears
- To visit islands and the plumps of men. — Chapman.
Covered with fluff.
Light; soft; airy.
- Fluffy bunny rabbits are really nice to stroke.
(colloquial) Warm and comforting.
- I like my scrambled eggs to be light and fluffy in texture.
(colloquial) Not clearly defined or explained; fuzzy.
* 2008 , R.Safley, Reagan's Game
- Being in love with my boyfriend gives me a fluffy feeling inside.
Lightweight; superficial; lacking depth or seriousness.
* 2006 , Linda Nochlin, Bathers, Bodies, Beauty: The Visceral Eye (page 271)
- Someone sold you the fluffy idea that brains triumphs over strength when you were picked last for the sports team.
- 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.
Someone or something that is fluffy