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woolly

or wool路y

[ wool-ee ]
/ 藞w蕣l i /
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adjective, wool路li路er, wool路li路est.
noun, plural wool路lies.
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Origin of woolly

First recorded in 1580鈥90; wool + -y1

regional variations of woolly

10. See dust ball.

OTHER WORDS FROM woolly

wool路li路ness, noun
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How to use woolly in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for woolly

woolly

sometimes US wooly

/ (藞w蕣l瑟) /

adjective woollier or woolliest or sometimes US woolier or wooliest
noun plural woollies or sometimes US woolies
(often plural) a garment, such as a sweater, made of wool or something similar
Western US and Australian (usually plural) an informal word for sheep

Derived forms of woolly

woollily, adverbwoolliness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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