Meaning of FUZZY in English

FUZZY

I. ˈfəzē, -zi adjective

( -er/-est )

Etymology: perhaps from Low German fussig loose, light, spongy; akin to Dutch voos spongy, Old Norse fauskr rotten wood, Old High German fūl rotten — more at foul

1. now dialect England : not firm : spongy

2. : having a furry or downy appearance : covered with fuzz

deep-piled fuzzy felts — Lois Long

an inviting carpet of fuzzy green moss — Tome Marvel

3. : lacking in clarity or definition: as

a. : indistinct in outline : not in focus : blurred

camera movement is a very likely cause of fuzzy photos — Kodak Photo Notes

specifically : lacking in musical clarity

the loud fugue gets fuzzy towards end — Saturday Review

b. : vague , inconclusive , indefinite

like many crusaders … vehement in assault but fuzzy as to the nature of his reforms — Charles Lee

c. : confused , incoherent , muddled

when a man's thinking is fuzzy or involved, so will his writing be — W.R.Parker

specifically : muddled by drink

drank faster than anybody else without becoming fuzzy — Herman Wouk

4. : curled , crisped , frizzy

fuzzy red wigs stuck with jewels — G.W.Thornbury

II. noun

( -es )

1. : fuzzy-wuzzy

2. : fuzztail

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.