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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tuft mean? 

TUFT (noun)
  The noun TUFT has 2 senses:

1. a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass
2. a bunch of feathers or hair

  Familiarity information: TUFT used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

TUFT (noun)

Sense 1tuft [BACK TO TOP]


A bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


tuft; tussock

Hypernyms ("tuft" is a kind of...):

bunch; clump; cluster; clustering (a grouping of a number of similar things)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tuft"):

wisp (a small tuft or lock)

hexenbesen; staghead; witch broom; witches' broom (an abnormal tufted growth of small branches on a tree or shrub caused by fungi or insects or other physiological disturbance)

Sense 2tuft [BACK TO TOP]


A bunch of feathers or hair

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("tuft" is a kind of...):

crest (a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal)

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