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English definition of “fuzz”

fuzz

noun [U] (HAIR)    /fʌz/ informal
a covering of short thin soft hairs, or a mass of tightly curled and often untidy hair: He's got that bit of adolescent fuzz on his upper lip. I must buy a razor today and get rid of the fuzz on my legs!The skin, hair and bone of non-human animalsHair
(Definition of fuzz noun (HAIR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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