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fuzz·y

 (fŭz′ē)
adj. fuzz·i·er, fuzz·i·est
1. Covered with fuzz.
2. Of or resembling fuzz.
3. Not clear; indistinct: a fuzzy recollection of past events.
4. Not coherent; confused: a fuzzy plan of action.

[Perhaps from Low German fussig, spongy; see pū̆- in Indo-European roots.]

fuzz′i·ly adv.
fuzz′i·ness n.

fuzzy

(ˈfʌzɪ)
adj, fuzzier or fuzziest
1. of, resembling, or covered with fuzz
2. indistinct; unclear or distorted
3. not clearly thought out or expressed
4. (of the hair) tightly curled or very wavy
5. (Mathematics) maths of or relating to a form of set theory in which set membership depends on a likelihood function: fuzzy set; fuzzy logic.
6. (Computer Science) (of a computer program or system) designed to operate according to the principles of fuzzy logic, so as to be able to deal with data which is imprecise or has uncertain boundaries
ˈfuzzily adv
ˈfuzziness n

fuzz•y

(ˈfʌz i)

adj. fuzz•i•er, fuzz•i•est.
1. of the nature of or resembling fuzz.
2. covered with fuzz.
3. indistinct; blurred: a fuzzy photograph.
4. muddleheaded or incoherent: a fuzzy thinker.
[1590–1600]
fuzz′i•ly, adv.
fuzz′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fuzzy - covering with fine light hairs; "his head fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed"
haired, hairy, hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"
2.fuzzy - indistinct or hazy in outlinefuzzy - indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
3.fuzzy - confused and not coherent; not clearly thought out; "a vague and fuzzy idea of the world of finance"
incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"

fuzzy

adjective
1. Covered with hair:
2. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
أزْغَب، ذو زَغَبغامِض، مُبْهَم
chlupatýplstnatýrozmazaný
dunetuklar
epäselvänukkainensameasekavasumea
bolyhoselmosódotthomályospontatlanszőrmók
òakinn fíngerîum hárum, loîinnóskÿr
nejasenzabrisanzmeden
suddig
fluhavlınet olmayan

fuzzy

[fʌzɪ]
A. ADJ (fuzzier (compar) (fuzziest (superl)))
1. [hair] → rizado; [material] → velloso
2. (= blurred) [photo, memory] → borroso; [ideas, thinking] → confuso
B. CPD fuzzy logic N (Comput) → lógica f difusa, lógica f borrosa

fuzzy

[ˈfʌzi] adj
[photo] → flou(e)
[hair] → crépu(e)
[idea] → confus(e)

fuzzy

adj (+er)
(= furry) material, sweaterflauschig; (= frizzy) hairkraus; fuzzy dice (US) → Plüschwürfel pl
(= unclear) sound, voice, writingundeutlich; picture, idea, memory, distinctionverschwommen, unscharf; detailsunklar; to go fuzzy (picture)verschwimmen; my brain was fuzzyich konnte nicht klar denken; I’m a little fuzzy on what happenedich weiß nicht so genau, was passiert ist; his head was still fuzzy from the drinker war von dem Drink noch benebelt

fuzzy

:
fuzzy-headed
adj (inf: = not clear-thinking) → nicht (ganz) klar im Kopf; (from headache, drugs, drink) → benebelt
fuzzy logic
n (Comput) → Fuzzy Logic f
fuzzy-wuzzy
n (dated pej sl)Krauskopf m (inf)

fuzz

(faz) noun
a mass of soft, light material such as fine light hair etc. The peaches were covered with fuzz.
ˈfuzzy adjective
1. covered with fuzz. fuzzy material.
2. indistinct; blurred; not clear. The television picture was fuzzy.
ˈfuzzily adverb
ˈfuzziness noun

fuzzy

1. a. nublado-a, que no es claramente visible;
2. velloso-a, cubierto de pelusa.
References in classic literature ?
The open window looked out upon a sloping lawn, well trimmed and pleasant, with fuzzy rosebushes and a star-shaped bed of sweet-william.
the mother shook her fuzzy head at them and appalled them with curses.
Glegg had doubtless the glossiest and crispest brown curls in her drawers, as well as curls in various degrees of fuzzy laxness; but to look out on the week-day world from under a crisp and glossy front would be to introduce a most dreamlike and unpleasant confusion between the sacred and the secular.
The fuzzy blossom is the color of bad cigar ashes, and appears to be made of a cheap quality of gray plush.
If you do your hair will be too curly and all bushy and fuzzy.
Ah," thought Akut, "The Killer has taken a mate," and so, obedient to the tribal laws of his kind, he left them alone, becoming suddenly absorbed in a fuzzy caterpillar of peculiarly succulent appearance.
Fuzzy little black-velvet monkeys, with snow-white teeth and gleaming, mocking eyes, chattered at us as we passed.
Shaw stroked the fuzzy red head with a kind hand, feeling a fatherly pleasure in the conviction that there was something in his boy after all.
At any rate you're much more comfortable travellers, for I see every one of you with his rug or plaid, and other dodges for preserving the caloric, and most of you going in, those fuzzy, dusty, padded first-class carriages.
There was a pleasing inequality in the table, which produced many mishaps to cups and plates, acorns dropped in the milk, little black ants partook of the refreshments without being invited, and fuzzy caterpillars swung down from the tree to see what was going on.
Wilson's mind was one of those that may not unaptly be represented by a bale of cotton,--downy, soft, benevolently fuzzy and confused.
It was an Italian head: fuzzy, swarthy and very vivacious, that rose abruptly out of the standing collar like cardboard and the comic pink tie.