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fuzzy

[ fuhz-ee ]
/ ˈfʌz i /
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adjective, fuzz·i·er, fuzz·i·est.

of the nature of or resembling fuzz: a soft, fuzzy material.
covered with fuzz: a plant with broad, fuzzy leaves.
indistinct; blurred: A fuzzy photograph usually means you jiggled the camera.
muddleheaded or incoherent: a fuzzy thinker; to become fuzzy after one drink.

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Origin of fuzzy

First recorded in 1590–1600; fuzz1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM fuzzy

fuzz·i·ly, adverbfuzz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fuzzy

fuzzy
/ (ˈfʌzɪ) /

adjective fuzzier or fuzziest

of, resembling, or covered with fuzz
indistinct; unclear or distorted
not clearly thought out or expressed
(of the hair) tightly curled or very wavy
maths of or relating to a form of set theory in which set membership depends on a likelihood functionfuzzy set; fuzzy logic
(of a computer program or system) designed to operate according to the principles of fuzzy logic, so as to be able to deal with data which is imprecise or has uncertain boundaries

Derived forms of fuzzy

fuzzily, adverbfuzziness, noun
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