from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having tufts.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tuft.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Adorned with a tuft.
  • adj. Growing in tufts or clusters; tufty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a tuft or tufts; especially, crested: as, the tufted duck.
  • Formed into a tuft or cluster; growing in tufts; tufty: as, tufted moss; tufted structure in mineralogy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination
  • adj. (of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts
  • adj. having or adorned with tufts


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  • Wholesalers were treated to a circular room swathed in tufted pink satin.

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  • To abandon the pink-and-white bloom that slept all night without crying in the cove of her arm, to the grayness of a nursery that should have been pink and white and sweetly fragrant with powders and puffs and the rosy kind of tufted coverlets with scent between them that her mother had once sewn over with bowknots for the Kemble baby.


  • The latter we were far too poor to own; the 'tufted' ones had worn out; and I loathed the cheap

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  • The design elements include gentlemen's classics such as tufted wing chairs, antique lighting, Venetian glass mirrors and velvet seats with carved and gilded details. -

  • If the branches are dusted like powdered sugar, there's no problem; tufted like a large marshmallow, I'll put my boots on; piled high and lofty like meringue, I'd better call the office hotline to find out whether or not I need to go to work.

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  • For a unique twist to the ceremony seating, I had beautiful white tufted sofas interspersed with traditional white chairs, creating an eclectic yet comfortable setting.

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  • Traipsing along the tufted surface, peaty water swirling rainbows beside my boots more vivid than any I'd seen in the far off sky, I swung the furry body at my side.


  • The scent of the spice islands was in his nostrils as he had known it on warm, breathless nights at sea, or he beat up against the southeast trades through long tropic days, sinking palm-tufted coral islets in the turquoise sea behind and lifting palm-tufted coral islets in the turquoise sea ahead.

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  • Each night enacted the tufted tussle of love and redacted the dreams of the day.

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  • "Pieces like the sofa and tufted library chair form a clean-lined backdrop for more exuberant accents like the cast-bronze tree stump coffee table."

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