fleecy

[ flee-see ]
/ ˈfli si /

adjective, fleec·i·er, fleec·i·est.

covered with, consisting of, or resembling a fleece or wool: soft, fleecy clouds.

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Origin of fleecy

First recorded in 1560–70; fleece + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM fleecy

fleec·i·ly, adverbfleec·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fleecy

fleecy
/ (ˈfliːsɪ) /

adjective fleecier or fleeciest

of or resembling fleece; woolly

Derived forms of fleecy

fleecily, adverbfleeciness, noun
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