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Wooly vs. Woolly

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Woolyadjective

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‘Put on a wooly jumper and turn down the thermostat.’; ‘wooly hair’; ‘That's the sort of wooly thinking that causes wars to start.’;

Woollyadjective

Made of wool.

‘Put on a woolly jumper and turn down the thermostat.’;

Woolynoun

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Woollyadjective

Having a thick, soft texture, as if made of wool.

‘woolly hair’; ‘There was nothing left in the fruit bowl but a brown banana and a couple of woolly pears.’;

Woolyadjective

having a fluffy character or appearance

Woollyadjective

(figuratively) Of thinking, principles, etc, based on emotion rather than logic.

‘That's the sort of woolly thinking that causes wars to start.’;

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Woolyadjective

confused and vague; used especially of thinking;

‘muddleheaded ideas’; ‘your addled little brain’; ‘woolly thinking’; ‘woolly-headed ideas’;

Woollyadjective

(figuratively) Unclear, fuzzy, hazy, cloudy.

Woolyadjective

covered with dense often matted or curly hairs;

‘woolly lambs’;

Woollyadjective

(obsolete) Clothed in wool.

Woollynoun

(informal) A sweater or similar garment made of wool

Woollynoun

A sheep not yet shorn.

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Woollynoun

A piece of woolwork.

Woollynoun

A woolly back; someone from the area around Liverpool, not from Liverpool itself.

Woollyadjective

Consisting of wool; as, a woolly covering; a woolly fleece.

Woollyadjective

Resembling wool; of the nature of wool.

Woollyadjective

Clothed with wool.

Woollyadjective

Clothed with a fine, curly pubescence resembling wool.

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Woollyadjective

having a fluffy character or appearance

Woollyadjective

confused and vague; used especially of thinking;

‘muddleheaded ideas’; ‘your addled little brain’; ‘woolly thinking’; ‘woolly-headed ideas’;

Woollyadjective

covered with dense often matted or curly hairs;

‘woolly lambs’;

Woollyadjective

covered with dense cottony hairs or hairlike filaments;

‘the woolly aphid has a lanate coat resembling cotton’;

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