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 ?
Having no ornaments fine enough for this important occasion, Amy looped her fleecy skirts with rosy clusters of azalea, and framed the white shoulders in delicate green vines.
Looking upward, he found that the thin fleecy clouds, which evening had painted on the blue sky, were already losing their faintest tints of rose-color, while the imbedded stream, which glided past the spot where he stood, was to be traced only by the dark boundary of its wooded banks.
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.
It was known that Merlin had been busy whole days and nights together, imbuing Sir Sagramor's arms and armor with supernal powers of offense and defense, and that he had procured for him from the spirits of the air a fleecy veil which would render the wearer invisible to his antagonist while still visible to other men.
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.
Though several spaces of blue sky still parted the thick black clouds toward the horizon, a flock of fleecy vapors were advancing with great rapidity and drawing a light gray curtain from east to west.
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.
Now it was the shape of a man in a long robe, the fleecy whiteness of which was made out of the fountain's spray; now it was a lion, or a tiger, or a wolf, or an ass, or, as often as anything else, a hog, wallowing in the marble basin as if it were his sty.
It hovered as on wings; pearly, fleecy, gleaming air streamed like raiment round it; light, tinted with carnation, coloured what seemed face and limbs; A large star shone with still lustre on an angel's forehead; an upraised arm and hand, glancing like a ray, pointed to the bow overhead, and a voice in my heart whispered--
The storm which had lately obscured them had rolled away, and lay piled up in fleecy masses on the horizon, lighted up by the bright crescent of the moon, which looked like a little silver lamp hung up in a palace of clouds.
White and fleecy clouds upon the azure only say that the sea will be smooth and peaceful.
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,