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fuzz

Noun

1 filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz" [syn: hair, tomentum]
2 uncomplimentary terms for a policeman [syn: bull, cop, copper, pig]
3 a hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz" [syn: blur]
4 the first beard of an adolescent boy

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Etymology 1

  • Some dictionaries suggest a Germanic source
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Noun

  1. A frizzy mass of hair or fibre.
  2. A blurred image.

Verb

  1. Make or become fuzzy.

Etymology 2

Unknown

Noun

the fuzz
  1. The police.

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fuzz in German: Fuzzy
fuzz in Japanese: ファズ

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