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woolly

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

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] (US also wooliness) uk   us   /-nəs/

woolly

noun [C] old-fashioned informal (US also wooly) uk   us   /ˈwʊl.i/
a piece of clothing made from wool, especially a jumper
Translations of “woolly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 羊毛的, 羊毛製的, 仿羊毛的…
in Russian шерстяной…
in Turkish yünlü, yün gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羊毛的, 羊毛制的, 仿羊毛的…
in Polish wełniany…
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