Definition of tufted in US English:



  • Having or growing in a tuft or tufts.

    ‘tufted grass’
    • ‘Endless and uneven rows of rich brown trunks rise fifty feet into the air before any full branches grow, and from there the green tufted canopy reaches another forty feet.’
    • ‘Fortunately my Nikon camera landed on soft tufted grass but my body was immersed in the freezing creek water.’
    • ‘For something a bit different, any yellow or variegated hedging plant would contrast well with an infill of the tufted blue grass of festuca glauca.’
    • ‘The non-intensive moor was lovely with some hazy silver birch, vivid green mosses, rushes, bilberries, bleached and tufted grasses and a touch of gorse.’
    • ‘After a long stretch of tarmac-bashing to Glen Finglas I made my way up the long, tufted western slopes of Ledi, eager to gain some height, and some views.’
    • ‘The descent was on a good track, past a nice farmstead, then a path through tufted grasses and a precipitous stretch right by the river that's made easy by very well engineered duckboards.’
    • ‘For scent, grow Eschscholzia caespitosa, a tufted annual with bright yellow flowers that grows well in a container.’
    • ‘In place of the crisp air, and tufted grass, was a misty bog.’