|1.||[ noun ] any light downy material|
|2.||[ noun ] something of little value or significance|
|Synonyms:||frippery frivolity bagatelle|
|Related terms:||whatchamacallit trivia|
|3.||[ verb ] ruffle by combing towards the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect; of hair|
|Related terms:||comb comb-out|
|4.||[ verb ] erect or fluff up|
"the bird ruffled its feathers"
|Related terms:||loosen fluff_up|
|5.||[ verb ] make a mess of, destroy or ruin|
|Synonyms:||louse_up spoil fuck_up muck_up foul_up flub mess_up blunder ball_up mishandle muff bumble blow fumble bollocks_up bobble bollix bungle bollix_up bollocks screw_up botch_up botch|
"I botched the dinner and we had to eat out" "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
|Related terms:||fail blurt_out blunder spoil bungler ballup screwup|
|6.||[ noun ] a blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)|
|Related terms:||blunder botch|