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Shaggy vs. Fluffy

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Shaggyadjective

With long, thick, and uncombed hair, fur or wool.

Fluffyadjective

Covered with fluff.

‘Fluffy bunny rabbits are really nice to stroke.’;

Shaggyadjective

With a surface like shaggy hair; rough nap.

Fluffyadjective

Light; soft; airy.

‘I like my scrambled eggs to be light and fluffy in texture.’;

Shaggyadjective

Rough with long hair or wool.

‘About his shoulders hangs the shaggy skin.’;

Fluffyadjective

(colloquial) Warm and comforting.

‘Being in love with my boyfriend gives me a fluffy feeling inside.’;

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Shaggyadjective

Rough; rugged; jaggy.

‘[A rill] that winds unseen beneath the shaggy fell.’;

Fluffyadjective

(colloquial) Not clearly defined or explained; fuzzy.

Shaggyadjective

used of hair; thick and poorly groomed;

‘bushy locks’; ‘a shaggy beard’;

Fluffyadjective

Lightweight; superficial; lacking depth or seriousness.

Shaggyadjective

having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags;

‘junipers with shagged trunks’; ‘shaggy rugs’;

Fluffynoun

(informal) Someone or something that has a fluffy texture.

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Fluffynoun

A person who is superficial, who lacks depth or seriousness.

Fluffynoun

(NZ) A babycino (frothy milk drink).

Fluffyadjective

Pertaining to, or resembling, fluff or nap; soft and downy.

‘The present Barnacle . . . had a youthful aspect, and the fluffiest little whisker, perhaps, that ever was seen.’;

Fluffyadjective

like down or as soft as down

Fluffyadjective

of, like, or covered with fluff

‘fluffy white clouds’; ‘a fluffy kitten’;

Fluffyadjective

(of food) light in texture and containing air

‘cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy’;

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Fluffyadjective

frivolous or silly; lacking depth or seriousness

‘a fluffy blonde in leopard-skin pedal-pushers’;

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