peach fuzz

noun

Definition of peach fuzz

informal : fine, light hair and especially such hair growing on the face of a male adolescent His face showed a bit of peach fuzz, the skin still soft and childlike around his full cheeks.— Jamie Lyn Smith Boys with peach fuzz and pimples … they seemed to transform into men as they pulled on their pads and laced up their skates.— Guy Lawson

First Known Use of peach fuzz

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Peach fuzz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peach%20fuzz. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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