bit of fluff, bit of stuff

n
British
a woman, seen as attractive but frivo-lous, or not to be taken seriously. A con-descending male term from the early 1900s, still fairly widespread in the 1960s and not yet quite obsolete.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • bit — bit1 W1S1 [bıt] adv, pron ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(only slightly)¦ 2¦(amount)¦ 3¦(quite a lot)¦ 4¦(time/distance)¦ 5 a bit of a something 6 not a bit/not one bit 7 every bit as important/bad/good etc 8 bit by bit 9 a/one bit at a time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bit —    1. a woman viewed sexually by a male    A synonym of piece1 but not used of a spouse. Seldom of a prostitute:     Opal, said Cicero, Whose bit is that? (Londres, 1928, in translation)    Normally in a phrase such as a bit of all right (or… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • bit — 1 /bIt/ noun (C) 1 SLIGHTLY/FAIRLY a bit informal, especially BrE a) slightly, but not very; a little: Could you turn the radio down a bit, please? | Stay a bit longer it s still early. | I think you re a bit young to be watching this. | a bit… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bit of fluff (or skirt or stuff) Brit. — bit of fluff (or skirt or stuff) Brit. informal a woman regarded in sexual terms. → bit …   English new terms dictionary

  • fluff — (n.) light, feathery stuff, 1790, apparently a variant of floow wooly substance, down, nap (1580s), perhaps from Flem. vluwe, from Fr. velu shaggy, hairy, from L. vellus fleece, or L. villus tuft of hair (see VELVET (Cf. velvet)). OED suggests… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bit — Ⅰ. bit [1] ► NOUN 1) a small piece or quantity. 2) (a bit) a short time or distance. 3) (also bit of fluff or stuff) informal a girl or young woman. ● a bit …   English terms dictionary

  • bit — 1. n. 1 a small piece or quantity (a bit of cheese; give me another bit; that bit is too small). 2 (prec. by a) a a fair amount (sold quite a bit; needed a bit of persuading). b colloq. somewhat (am a bit tired). c (foll. by of) colloq. rather (a …   Useful english dictionary

  • bit — bit1 noun 1》 a small piece, quantity, or extent of something. 2》 informal a set of actions or ideas associated with a specific activity: she did her theatrical bit. 3》 informal a girl or young woman. 4》 N. Amer. informal a unit of 12 1/2 cents… …   English new terms dictionary

  • bit of fluff, skirt, stuff, etc. —  Sexually attractive woman …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • List of Cyberchase characters — This is a list of characters that have appeared on the PBS Kids GO! series Cyberchase. Contents 1 Major Protagonists 1.1 Jackie 1.2 Matt 1.3 Inez …   Wikipedia


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