fleecy

adjective
\ ˈflē-sē How to pronounce fleecy (audio) \
fleecier; fleeciest

Definition of fleecy

: covered with, made of, or resembling fleece a fleecy winter coat

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Examples of fleecy in a Sentence

there were signs of the family's fleecy poodle all over the upholstery
Recent Examples on the Web Sherpa everything is hot right now, and that includes cozy, fleecy pullovers. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "37 gifts even the coolest teens will love," 3 Dec. 2020 Customers may be gifted feel-good items, from hot chocolate to fleecy socks, for spending a certain amount on home furnishings. Bryan Pearson, Forbes, "6 Pandemic Side Effects On Retail’s Road To Recovery," 25 Feb. 2021 Kids will love the fleecy lining that feels soft and cozy to the touch. Fiona Tapp, CNN Underscored, "Black Friday Has Arrived in Canada," 27 Nov. 2020 Featuring cute contrasting zipper pulls, the pullover is actually super warm, thanks to its fleecy interior lining. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "37 gifts even the coolest teens will love," 3 Dec. 2020 Outdoor Voices recreation brand has extra roomy, fleecy-soft Nimbus hoodies and sweats. oregonlive, "Black Friday fit gifts: Burn calories, get healthy with big deals on home gym gear, workout clothing, fitness trackers," 27 Nov. 2020 An outdoor blanket to snuggle up with Taking a blanket to a restaurant may sound weird but hear us out—this one, which has over 1,000 glowing reviews, is waterproof on one side and soft and fleecy on the other. Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "10 things that will keep you warm while dining outside this fall and winter," 28 Oct. 2020 Outdoor Voices recreation brand has extra roomy, fleecy-soft Nimbus hoodies and sweats. oregonlive, "Black Friday fit gifts: Burn calories, get healthy with big deals on home gym gear, workout clothing, fitness trackers," 27 Nov. 2020 Outdoor Voices recreation brand has extra roomy, fleecy-soft Nimbus hoodies and sweats. oregonlive, "Black Friday fit gifts: Burn calories, get healthy with big deals on home gym gear, workout clothing, fitness trackers," 27 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of fleecy

1590, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

4 Apr 2021

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“Fleecy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fleecy. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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fleecy

adjective
\ ˈflē-sē How to pronounce fleecy (audio) \
fleecier; fleeciest

Kids Definition of fleecy

: covered with, made of, or similar to fleece a soft fleecy sweater fleecy clouds

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