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woolly

adjective uk (US also wooly)   /ˈwʊl.i/ us  

woolly adjective (OF WOOL)

made of wool, or made of something that looks like wool: a woolly hat/jumper

woolly adjective (NOT CLEAR)

disapproving Woolly ideas and thinking are confused and not clear, and have not been considered carefully enough: It's the woolly thinking behind the book that I find so infuriating. I can't stand these woolly-headed/-minded liberals!
woolliness
noun [U] uk (US also wooliness)   /-nəs/ us  

woolly

noun [C] uk old-fashioned informal (US also wooly)   /ˈwʊl.i/ us  
a piece of clothing made from wool, especially a jumper
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