woolily

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wooly +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

woolily (comparative more woolily, superlative most woolily)

  1. In a wooly manner; with a wooly appearance.
    • 1885, William Dean Howells, in The Century, page 892
      I think of certain genial, lonely, irregular squares, more or less planted with pollarded sycamores, just then woolily tufted with their leaf-buds