Idioms about wool
Origin of wool
OTHER WORDS FROM woolwoollike, adjectivenon·wool, adjective
Words nearby wool
How to use wool in a sentence
Flannel, made from a mixture of cotton and wool, is also soft, low-maintenance, and will keep you warm.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks|PopSci Commerce Team|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
In warm weather, wool draws moisture away from your body and facilitates evaporation by spreading that moisture out across a larger surface area.The Kora Xenolith Is My Secret Weapon Against the Cold|Wes Siler|February 2, 2021|Outside Online
It’s made from materials that would otherwise go to waste—cashmere scraps that are sorted by color, shredded, and mixed with a small amount of wool for strength.Blair Braverman's Favorite Soft Winter Gear|Blair Braverman|January 31, 2021|Outside Online
If you live in a relatively dry cold place, look for a wool exterior, this will keep any heat from escaping.Best winter hats: Comfortable hats to keep you warm|Carsen Joenk|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Merino wool has become a very popular base-layer material, and it’s much better than cotton.Dress like an Alaskan to weather the winter cold|By Tyler Freel/Outdoor Life|January 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Turns out that wool regulates temperature, repels water, wicks away moisture, and resists stains and dirt.
The resulting Wool Runners were comfortable, eco-friendly, machine-washable, and super cute—and sold out almost immediately.
The wool design by Maddalena Forcella brings to mind the gang warfare and violence that has plagued Mexico.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Plus, as Middleton says, “Many great vintage and the Burberry come with wool linings.”An Ode to the Trench Coat: The Burberry vs. The Lloyd Dobler|Sara Lieberman|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ted tugged at the brass buttons of her red, wool-crepe dress.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So Hettie put the chicken in a cage, with some wool to cover it, and fed it several times every day, till it came to know her.
Cuss him to-night, ef he's alive; an' ef his bed is soff' as wool, doan let him sleep for thinkin' of Miss Dory.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
They placed cotton and fine wool all about the room, and even endeavoured to construct small nests of wool and horsehair.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A highly curious report on the importation of silks and the exportation of wool was soon presented to the House.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for wool
- cloth or a garment made from this yarn
- (as modifier)a wool dress
Derived forms of woolwool-like, adjective
Word Origin for wool
Other Idioms and Phrases with wool
see all wool and a yard wide; pull the wool over someone's eyes.