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Thursday, March 31, 2011

FLUFFTITUDE Word of the day


Fluff·ti·tude
noun \ flu-ff -tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\
Definition of fluffitude
1
: the arrangement of the tail and parts of a body or figure : posture
2
: a position assumed for a specific purpose
3
: a Bichon and canine position which denotes superiority
4
a : a mental position with regard to a fact or state b : a feeling or emotion toward a fact or state
5
: an organismic state of readiness to respond in a characteristic way to a stimulus (as an object, concept, or situation)
6
a : a proud state of mind b : a cool, cocky, defiant, or arrogant manner
See attitude defined for English-language learners »
Examples of FLUFFTITUDE

1. Tail up, tush out.ready to take on the world.
2. She's friendly and has a good
FLUFFTITUDE.
3. You need to own your FLUFFTITUDE.
4. There's been a change in her
FLUFFTITUDE since her grooming.
5. She is BICHON you know. She has a real
FLUFFTITUDE.
6. I suggest you get  some
FLUFFTITUDE  and shape up.

Origin of FLUFFITUDE
French, from Italian attitudine, literally, aptitude, from Late Latin aptitudin-, aptitudo fitness — more at aptitude and FLUFF as in Bichon tail.
First Known Use: 1668 and about the same time

Coined TODAY by SILVIEON4
Related to ATTITUDE
Synonyms: posture, carriage, poise, stance, station, but with hump and tail behind it.


add it to your dictionary, use it proudly with..... FLUFFTITUDE!!!!

'vie

3 comments:

Marshmallow said...

I love it! I think I have fluffitude too! Maybe this word will spread and EVERYONE will be using it.

silvieon4 said...

Marshmallow, of course you have fluffitude!!! And honey, you do wear it well. :)))

rocky-dog said...

I am currently in full-coated fluffitude -- mostly because mama hasn't had time to give me a haircut lately!