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fuzz

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noun \ˈfəz\

Definition of fuzz

  1. 1 :  fine light particles or fibers (as of down or fluff)

  2. 2 :  a blurred effect

Origin and Etymology of fuzz

probably back-formation from fuzzy


First Known Use: 1674


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fuzz

verb

Definition of fuzz

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to fly off in or become covered with fluffy particles

  3. 2 :  to become blurred <her frame of reference fuzzing at the edges — Jane O'Reilly>

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to make fuzzy

  6. 2 :  to envelop in a haze

Circa 1702

First Known Use of fuzz

circa 1702


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fuzz

noun

Definition of fuzz

  1. :  police; also :  a police officer

Origin and Etymology of fuzz

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1927



FUZZ Defined for Kids

fuzz

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noun \ˈfəz\

Definition of fuzz for Students

  1. :  fine light hairs or fibers


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