fleecy


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fleec·y

 (flē′sē)
adj. fleec·i·er, fleec·i·est
Of, resembling, or covered with fleece: fleecy clouds.

fleec′i·ly adv.
fleec′i·ness n.

fleecy

(ˈfliːsɪ)
adj, fleecier or fleeciest
of or resembling fleece; woolly
ˈfleecily adv
ˈfleeciness n

fleec•y

(ˈfli si)

adj. fleec•i•er, fleec•i•est.
covered with, consisting of, or resembling a fleece or wool: fleecy clouds.
[1560–70]
fleec′i•ly, adv.
fleec′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fleecy - (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing; "a dress of brushed cotton"; "a fleecy lining"; "napped fabrics"
soft - yielding readily to pressure or weight

fleecy

adjective woolly, soft, fluffy, shaggy, downy fleecy walking jackets

fleecy

adjective
Covered with hair:
Translations
ناعِم كالصّوف
hebkývlněný
blødulden
ullar-, flóka-

fleecy

[ˈfliːsɪ] ADJ (fleecier (compar) (fleeciest (superl)))
1. (= woolly) → lanoso, lanudo
2. [clouds] → aborregado

fleecy

[ˈfliːsi] adj
[blanket] → laineux/euse
[cloud] → floconneux/euse

fleecy

adj
sheep, blanket, lining, garmentflauschig
(fig) snowflockig; fleecy cloudsSchäfchenwolken pl

fleecy

[ˈfliːsi] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (blanket) → soffice; (cloud) → come ovatta

fleece

(fliːs) noun
a sheep's coat of wool.
verb
to cut wool from (sheep).
ˈfleecy adjective
soft and woolly. a fleecy blanket.
References in classic literature ?
I gazed awhile On her cold smile; Too cold-too cold for me-- There passed, as a shroud, A fleecy cloud, And I turned away to thee,
Look at him; he stands upright in the tossed bow of the flying boat; wrapt in fleecy foam, the towing whale is forty feet ahead.
Polly walked beside Dorothy a while, holding her new friend's hand as if she feared to let it go; but her nature seemed as light and buoyant as her fleecy robes, for suddenly she darted ahead and whirled round in a giddy dance.
All around the horizon are pale, fleecy clouds, never changing, never moving, like a silver setting for the flawless turquoise sky.
The blues and greys were very beautiful, and Dorothy noticed that on the cloud banks sat or reclined fleecy, shadowy forms of beautiful beings who must have been the Cloud Fairies.
he thought, looking at the strange, as it were, mother-of-pearl shell of white fleecy cloudless resting right over his head in the middle of the sky.
he inquired, turning to take a last glance into the valley, whence a light mist mounted and formed a fleecy cloud on the skirts of the blue.
Another effect I noticed, which was the passage of thick clouds which formed and vanished rapidly; but on reflection I understood that these seeming clouds were due to the varying thickness of the reeds at the bottom, and I could even see the fleecy foam which their broken tops multiplied on the water, and the shadows of large birds passing above our heads, whose rapid flight I could discern on the surface of the sea.
So they went to the water together, and just then there were some of the small fleecy clouds in the blue sky, which are called little lambs, and they were reflected in the water, whereupon the peasants cried: 'We already see the sheep down below
I should lie out in the garden in a hammock and read sentimental novels with a melancholy ending, until the books should fall from my listless hand, and I should recline there, dreamily gazing into the deep blue of the firmament, watching the fleecy clouds floating like white-sailed ships across its depths, and listening to the joyous song of the birds and the low rustling of the trees.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
He looked up through the green leaves at the blue sky, bedappled with white, fleecy clouds, and wondered whether she guessed that his appearance here, his ownership of Iris, the studious care with which he had placed himself in the hands of a Seville Row tailor were all for her sake.