woolly bear

noun

Definition of woolly bear

  1. :  any of various rather large very hairy moth caterpillars; especially :  one of a tiger moth

Circa 1841

First Known Use of woolly bear

circa 1841


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up woolly bear? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a lively discussion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!