Synonyms for fluffing
- drop the ball
- go wrong
- make a mistake
- put foot in mouth
- slip up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLUFFING
A thin skein of vapor trailed from its trail, fluffing into nothingness.
Why should people waste time in fluffing and crimping their hair.
I don't go twittering and fluffing about in oaks and chestnuts, perching on the birds' nest steps and getting in their way.
And he hoped Sam hadn't gotten too blistered by his mentors when he returned home after fluffing the inquiry he was sent out on.
The profits thus accruing are called fluffings, and the practice is known as fluffing.
Emma McChesney took off her hat before the dim old mirror, and stood there, fluffing out her hair here, patting it there.
The flesh side is finished by fluffing it on the emery or carborundum wheel (Fig. 33).
Astrid was standing before the mirror, fluffing her hair; she turned at Ingeborg's last words, and set her hands on her hips.
The hens sitting near the lane fence, fluffing the dust over their backs, were holding a small and talkative service of their own.
She turned from him deliberately, under the fiction of fluffing up her hair before a gilt mirror near the door.