Stuffs vs Sluffs - What's the difference?

stuffs | sluffs |

As verbs the difference between stuffs and sluffs

is that stuffs is third-person singular of stuff while sluffs is third-person singular of sluff.

As a noun stuffs

is plural of lang=en.




  • Verb

  • (stuff)
  • sluffs



  • (sluff)

  • sluff


    Alternative forms

    * slough


    (en noun)
  • (skin shed by a snake or other reptile).
  • That is the sluff of a rattler; we must be careful.
  • (dead skin on a sore or ulcer).
  • This is the sluff that came off of his skin after the burn.
  • An avalanche, mudslide, or a like slumping of material or debris.
  • *
  • * {{quote-web, date=2002-03-02, author=Sid Perkins, title=Avalanche! Scientists are digging out the secrets of lethal flows of snow., site=The Free Library, url=!+Scientists+are+digging+out+the+secrets+of+lethal+flows+of+...-a084054171,
  • , passage=At least for small sluffs like the ones Brown and his colleagues have triggered, the avalanche slides like a block of material instead of flowing like a fluid.}}


    (en verb)
  • (to shed or to slide off).
  • *
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  • ignore, shrug (off)
  • *
  • (discard).
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 16, author=Phillip Alder, title=At a Florida Game, an Unusual Double Squeeze, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=If either played another club, declarer would ruff on the board and sluff his diamond queen.}}
  • to avoid working
  • He's sluffing off somewhere.

    Derived terms

    * sluffy