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fuzzy

adjective uk   us   /ˈfʌz.i/

fuzzy adjective (NOT CLEAR)

(of an image) having shapes that do not have clear edges, or (of a sound, especially from a television, radio, etc.) not clear, usually because of other unwanted noises making it difficult to hear: Is the picture always fuzzy on your TV? You can pick up a lot of stations on the car radio but the sound is usually a bit fuzzy. informal not clear: The basic facts of the story are starting to emerge though the details are still fuzzy. My head's a bit fuzzy (= I cannot think clearly) this morning after all that wine last night.

fuzzy adjective (HAIR/FUR)

(of hair) in an untidy mass of tight curls: Oh no, it's raining - my hair will go all fuzzy. A fuzzy surface feels like short fur: the fuzzy skin of a peach
fuzzily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
fuzziness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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