Definition of fuzzy
1 : marked by or giving a suggestion of fuzz <a fuzzy covering of felt> <a fuzzy stuffed toy>
2 : lacking in clarity or definition <moving the camera causes fuzzy photos> <The line between our areas of responsibility is fuzzy.> <His reasoning is a little fuzzy.>
3 : being, relating to, or invoking pleasant and usually sentimental emotions <warm and fuzzy feelings>
fuzzilyplay \ˈfə-zə-lē\ adverb
fuzzinessplay \ˈfə-zē-nəs\ noun
Examples of fuzzy in a sentence
The plant has fuzzy leaves.
Without my glasses everything looks fuzzy.
The line between our areas of responsibility is fuzzy.
I think his reasoning is a little fuzzy.
Origin and Etymology of fuzzy
perhaps from Low German fussig loose, spongy
First Known Use: 1713
FUZZY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fuzzy for English Language Learners
: covered with short, soft hairs, fur, etc. : covered with fuzz
: not clear : not sharp or distinct
: not clear in thought
FUZZY Defined for Kids
Definition of fuzzy for Students
1 : covered with or looking like short fine hairs or fibers <a fuzzy baby bird>
2 : not clear <a fuzzy memory>
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