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"fuzzy" in British English

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fuzzyadjective

uk   us   /ˈfʌz.i/
  • fuzzy adjective (NOT CLEAR)

(of an ​image) having ​shapes that do not have ​clearedges, or (of a ​sound, ​especially from a ​television, ​radio, etc.) not ​clear, usually because of other ​unwantednoises making it ​difficult to ​hear: Is the ​picture always fuzzy on ​your TV? You can ​pick up a lot of ​stations on the ​carradio but the ​sound is usually ​sort of fuzzy. informal not ​clear: The ​basicfacts of the ​story are ​starting to ​emerge though the ​details are still fuzzy. My head's a little fuzzy (= I cannot ​thinkclearly) this ​morning after all that ​wine last ​night.
  • fuzzy adjective (HAIR/FUR)

(of ​hair) in an ​untidymass of ​tightcurls: Oh no, it's ​raining - my ​hair will get all fuzzy. A fuzzy ​surfacefeels like ​shortfur: the fuzzy ​skin of a ​peach
fuzzily
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.li/
fuzziness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of fuzzy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fuzzy" in American English

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fuzzyadjective

 us   /ˈfʌz·i/
  • fuzzy adjective (NOT CLEAR)

not ​clear or not ​easilyheard, ​seen, or ​understood: Is the ​picture always fuzzy on ​your TV? The ​basicfacts of the ​story are ​starting to ​emerge though the ​details are still fuzzy.
  • fuzzy adjective (HAVING HAIRS/FIBERS)

covered with ​light, ​loosehairs or ​fibers: I ​peelpeaches because I don’t like ​their fuzzy ​skins.
(Definition of fuzzy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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