Fuzzy vs Fluff - What's the difference?

fuzzy | fluff |


As nouns the difference between fuzzy and fluff

is that fuzzy is an individual flake of fuzzies while fluff is anything light, soft or fuzzy, especially fur, hair, feathers.

As a adjective 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 a verb fluff is

to make something fluffy.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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.

    fluff

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything light, soft or fuzzy, especially fur, hair, feathers.
  • Anything inconsequential or superficial.
  • Lapse, especially a mistake in an actor’s lines.
  • (label) marshmallow creme
  • (label) A passive partner in a lesbian relationship.
  • (Australia, euphemistic) A fart.
  • Synonyms

    * fuzz, puff * (anything inconsequential or superficial) BS, cruft, hype, all talk * (a lapse) blooper, blunder, boo-boo, defect, error, fault, faux pas, gaffe, lapse, mistake, slip, stumble, thinko * (passive in a lesbian relationship) ruffle * See also

    Derived terms

    * fluffy

    See also

    * dust * lint * plumage

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make something fluffy.
  • The cat fluffed its tail.
  • To become fluffy.
  • (transitive, intransitive, of an actor or announcer) To make a mistake in one’s lines
  • To do incorrectly, for example mishit, miskick, miscue etc.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 19 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 1-0 Ukraine , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Either side of Rooney's fluffed chance, it was a tale of Ukrainian domination as they attacked England down both flanks and showed the greater fluidity of the teams.}}
  • (intransitive, Australia, euphemistic) To fart.
  • Derived terms

    * fluffer * fluff up * fluff girl English onomatopoeias ----