Definition of woolly
- a woolly TV picture
- woolly thinking
- where the West is still woolly
- —Paul Schubert
the dog's woolly coat will require a lot of grooming
still had a water bed and a woolly coverlet on top of it
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Get out your winter woollies.
: covered with wool
: made of wool or resembling wool
: confused and unclear
: a warm piece of clothing (such as a sweater) made of knitted wool
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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