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Adjective: woolly (woollier,woolliest)  wû-lee
  1. Having a fluffy character or appearance
    - flocculent, wooly [N. Amer]
  2. Confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"; "your woolly-minded little brain";
    - addled, befuddled, muddled, muzzy, wooly [N. Amer], woolly-headed, wooly-minded [N. Amer], woolly-minded
  3. Covered with dense often matted or curly hairs
    "woolly lambs";
    - wooly [N. Amer], wooly-haired [N. Amer], woolly-haired
  4. Covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments
    "the woolly aphid has a lanate coat resembling cotton";
    - lanate
Noun: woolly  wû-lee
Usage: Brit
  1. (informal) a woollen garment, esp. a pullover

Derived forms: woolliest, woollier, woollies

See also: confused, haired, hairy, hirsute, soft

Encyclopedia: Woolly