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fuzzy adj
1 covering with fine light hairs; "his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed" [syn: fuzzed]
2 indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes" [syn: bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, hazy, muzzy]
3 confused and not coherent; not clearly thought out; "a vague and fuzzy idea of the world of finance" [also: fuzziest, fuzzier]

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Adjective

  1. Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals. Mentioned in the popular nursery rhyme Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear.
  2. Vague or imprecise
    My recollection of that event is fuzzy.
  3. not clear; unfocused
    I finally threw out a large stack of fuzzy photos.

Translations

Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals
Vague or imprecise
Not clear; unfocused

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fuzzy in German: Fuzzy
fuzzy in Japanese: ファズ

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