fuzz Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fuzz” in the English Dictionary

"fuzz" in British English

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fuzznoun [U]

uk   us   /fʌz/

fuzz noun [U] (HAIR)

informal a ​covering of ​shortthinsofthairs, or a ​mass of ​tightlycurled and often ​untidyhair: He's got that ​bit of ​adolescent fuzz on his ​upperlip. I must ​buy a ​razor today and get ​rid of the fuzz on my ​legs!

fuzz noun [U] (POLICE)

UK and US old-fashioned slang or Australian English informal the ​police: Watch out! It's the fuzz.
(Definition of fuzz from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fuzznoun [U]

 us   /fʌz/ infml
light, ​loosehairs or ​fibers, or a ​covering or ​mass of these: He’s got a little ​adolescent fuzz on his ​upperlip. Nylon doesn’t ​create fuzz like ​naturalfibers.
(Definition of fuzz from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fuzz”
in Spanish vello, pelusa…
in Vietnamese tóc xù, xoăn…
in Malaysian bulu halus…
in Thai กลุ่มขนบาง ๆ…
in French duvet…
in German der Flaum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛发, 绒毛, 卷毛…
in Indonesian bulu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛髮, 絨毛, 鬈毛…
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