Meaning of FUZZY in English


Pronunciation: ' f ə -z ē

Function: adjective

Inflected Form: fuzz · i · er ; -est

Etymology: perhaps from Low German fussig loose, spongy

Date: 1713

1 : marked by or giving a suggestion of fuzz <a fuzzy covering of felt>

2 : lacking in clarity or definition <moving the camera causes fuzzy photos>

3 : being, relating to, or invoking pleasant and usually sentimental emotions <warm and fuzzy feelings>

– fuzz · i · ly \ ' f ə -z ə -l ē \ adverb

– fuzz · i · ness \ ' f ə -z ē -n ə s \ noun

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