tufty
adjective see tuft I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tufty — Tuft y, a. 1. Abounding with tufts. [1913 Webster] Both in the tufty frith and in the mossy fell. Drayton. [1913 Webster] 2. Growing in tufts or clusters. [1913 Webster] Where tufty daisies nod at every gale. W. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tufty — ftē adjective ( er/ est) 1. : growing in tufts : forming tufts little tufty plants Katherine Mansfield 2. : having many tufts a tufty stretch of marshland Helen Eustis …   Useful english dictionary

  • tufty — An annoying tuft of hair that refuses to be brushed down, or to just sit neatly upon one s head. I m having an extremely bad hair day. I ve a tufty the size of New Mexico that just refuses to go away …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tufty — An annoying tuft of hair that refuses to be brushed down, or to just sit neatly upon one s head. I m having an extremely bad hair day. I ve a tufty the size of New Mexico that just refuses to go away …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tufty — tuft ► NOUN ▪ a bunch of threads, grass, or hair, held or growing together at the base. DERIVATIVES tufted adjective tufty adjective. ORIGIN probably from Old French tofe …   English terms dictionary

  • tufty — tuftily, adv. tuftiness, n. /tuf tee/, adj., tuftier, tuftiest. 1. abounding in tufts. 2. covered or adorned with tufts. 3. growing in or forming tufts. [1605 15; TUFT + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tufty — 1. noun the tufted duck. 2. adjective Of resemblance to a tuft …   Wiktionary

  • tufty — /ˈtʌfti/ (say tuftee) adjective 1. full of tufts; having many tufts. 2. covered or adorned with tufts. 3. forming a tuft or tufts. {tuft + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tufty Mann — Infobox Historic Cricketer nationality = South African country = South Africa country abbrev = RSA name = Tufty Mann picture = Cricket no pic.png batting style = Right hand bat bowling style = Slow left arm orthodox tests = 19 test runs = 400… …   Wikipedia

  • hufty-tufty — …   Useful english dictionary

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