adjective, wool·li·er, wool·li·est.
noun, plural wool·lies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM woollywool·li·ness, noun
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These creatures, much like the woolly mammoth, faced an even more confusing set of unlucky situations that included a rapid warming of the globe which ultimately ended the ice age.Climate change probably contributed to the woolly rhino’s rapid demise|Sara Kiley Watson|August 25, 2020|Popular Science
Hunters could have added to woolly rhinos’ woes, but the main extinction distinction goes to climate change, Lord contends.Climate change, not hunters, may have killed off woolly rhinos|Bruce Bower|August 13, 2020|Science News
An army of Wildlings, some giants, and a woolly mammoth or two?Team USA Goalie Tim Howard Goes Viral: All the Best Memes|Melissa Leon|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rockefeller Republicans have long gone the way of the woolly mammoth.Tom Petri's Primary Challenge May Mark End Of Rockefeller Republicanism|Ben Jacobs|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And every second belief in the world is a woolly superstition.
In a typical post, she wears a crazy-looking pinafore with an outrageous collar, round-frame shades, and thick, woolly knee socks.Meet Ophelia Horton, London’s 12-Year-Old Fashion Blogger: The New Tavi?|Tom Sykes|August 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Did she learn from the New York 23rd District election that being a moderate Republican is a lot like being a woolly mammoth?
Some good strains have a mixture of silky coat with the hard, and this is preferable to a woolly coat.Sporting Dogs|Frank Townend Barton
It ate out of my hand and rubbed its woolly head against my leggings.Little Rivers|Henry van Dyke
I have read in several authors that the natives of Australia have woolly hair.Expedition into Central Australia|Charles Sturt
The hand of the Captain had accidentally rested upon the woolly head in putting down the letter.Children of the Tenements|Jacob A. Riis
From her woolly hair and very dark but merry face, I imagined her to have a touch of Guadeloupe or Martinique blood.Claret and Olives, from the Garonne to the Rhone|Angus B. Reach