adjective, wool·i·er, wool·i·est, noun, plural wool·ies.
adjective, wool·li·er, wool·li·est.
noun, plural wool·lies.
Origin of woolly
Regional variation note
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Contemporary Examples of wooly
I was taken into one by Maurice, a gnarled old Vietnam vet in a wooly hat.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On
November 10, 2014
Designer Phoebe Philo presented a cool collection of wooly outerwear and unexpected proportions.Céline Gets Cozy for Fall
March 3, 2013
Historical Examples of wooly
In other words, we were wild and wooly, but sincerely didn't know it.The Killer
Stewart Edward White
The name is from the Greek meaning "wooly knees," in allusion to the wooly joints of the stem.Field Book of Western Wild Flowers
Their combined percentage of frizzly and wooly is 69, which is nearly 20 per cent less than that of the Fijians.A Racial Study of the Fijians
Norman E. Gabel
They stood about gracefully to be admired, with their wooly hair fluffed out at right angles to their head, for the occasion.Six Women
The wooly covering of common mullein, for example, is made up of innumerable slender-branched hairs.Through a Microscope