verb (used with object), fleeced, fleec·ing.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
Origin of fleece
OTHER WORDS FROM fleecefleece·a·ble, adjectivefleeceless, adjectivefleecelike, adjectivefleecer, noun
Example sentences from the Web for fleece
Tired of being too hot in a puffy or too cold in a fleece, I decided to give Dovetail’s shacket a try.
Running in boots and fleece socks and an M-16 in your hands, that’s a different type of running, so I think that part, the challenge of it was probably the best to me.For Virginia safety D’Angelo Amos, Veterans Day is a family affair|Gene Wang|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Insulation in the arms and an extra layer of supple fleece along the body offers just enough warmth for a brisk morning hike.Perfect Presents for the Grand Adventurer on Your List|Gabriela Aoun and Joe Jackson|November 10, 2020|Outside Online
Always have gloves — a lightweight fleece pair under a waterproof shell, for example.Winter camping is not for the faint of heart. Here’s how to do it.|Melanie D.G. Kaplan|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
For that reason, wool is your best choice here, with synthetic fleece materials coming in a close second.How to Layer for Outdoor Dining This Fall and Winter|Wes Siler|October 14, 2020|Outside Online
He even remembered to thank the voters and admonish cellphone companies for fleecing his fans.
This non-interventive order was part of the royal policy, in order that the king might have the full fleecing of his visitors.The Discovery of the Source of the Nile|John Hanning Speke
How a body charged with the public interests could be parties to this scandalous fleecing of the public passes comprehension.The Transvaal from Within|J. P. Fitzpatrick
He's going to marry Miss Krill and her money, and is getting cash together by fleecing young Sandal.The Opal Serpent|Fergus Hume
The Sirdar strongly objected to our interpreters, who were preventing him from fleecing us in the matter of stores and supplies.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
The more of a Philistine Cousin Henry was, the more satisfaction should there be in fleecing him.Cousin Henry|Anthony Trollope