- Rhymes: -ʌzi
- Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals
- Vague or imprecise.
- My recollection of that event is fuzzy.
- Not clear; unfocused.
- I finally threw out a large stack of fuzzy photos.
Terms derived from fuzzy
Covered with fuzz or loose fibres
Vague or imprecise
Not clear; unfocused
fuzzy (plural fuzzies)
- A very small piece of plush material; an individual flake of fuzzies.
- You've got a fuzzy on your coat.
- Something covered with fuzz or hair, as an animal or plush toy.
2000, Kim Schilling, Ferrets for Dummies, New York: Wiley, ↑ISBN, page 1:
- If you don't yet have a ferret, this book can help you decide whether a fuzzy is for you.
- (slang) A person, especially a college student, interested in humanities or social sciences, as opposed to one interested in mathematics, science, or engineering.
2010, Donald Barr, Questioning the Premedical Paradigm: Enhancing Diversity in the Medical Profession a Century after the Flexner Report, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ↑ISBN, page 2:
- A "fuzzy" on the other hand is a "people person," — someone who prefers studying the humanities or social sciences, someone who sees the world in broad contextual terms.
- fuzzy, adj. James A. H. Murray [et al.], editor (1884–1928) A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (Oxford English Dictionary), London: Clarendon Press, OCLC 15566697; and The Oxford English Dictionary; being a Corrected Re-issue with an Introduction, Supplement, and Bibliography of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (the First Supplement), Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1933, OCLC 2748467.
- fuzzy. Frederick C. Mish (Editor in Chief), Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Merriam-Webster, 1994. OCLC 329147359