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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Perhaps from Low German fussig 'loose'

fuzzy

adjective
     
fuzz‧y
1 if a sound or picture is fuzzy, it is unclear [↪ blurred]:
Some of the photos were so fuzzy it was hard to tell who was who.
2 unclear or confused [≠ clear]:
There's a fuzzy line between parents' and schools' responsibilities.
3HBH covered with soft short hair or fur:
I stroked the kitten's fuzzy back.
4 fuzzy hair is very curly and sticks straight up
fuzzily adverb
fuzziness noun [uncountable]

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