To snub or cut someone; reject someone haughtily: He thought he was pretty good, so he fluffed us all off (1940s+)
[fluhf-ee] /ˈflʌf i/ adjective, fluffier, fluffiest. 1. of, resembling, or covered with . 2. light or airy: a fluffy cake. 3. having little or no intellectual weight; superficial or frivolous: fluffy thinking. /ˈflʌfɪ/ adjective fluffier, fluffiest 1. of, resembling, or covered with fluff 2. soft and light: fluffy hair 3. adj. 1825, from fluff + […]
[floo-guh l-hawrn; German fly-guh l-hawrn] /ˈflu gəlˌhɔrn; German ˈflü gəlˌhɔrn/ noun 1. a brass wind instrument with three valves, usually pitched in B flat and used especially in military bands. /ˈfluːɡəlˌhɔːn/ noun 1. a type of valved brass instrument consisting of a tube of conical bore with a cup-shaped mouthpiece, used esp in brass bands. […]
[floo-guh l-muh n] /ˈflu gəl mən/ noun, plural flugelmen. 1. .
noun [1911+; origin uncertain; said to be an alteration of flossy] Related Terms floozy