Variant of fuzz
- very loose, light particles of down, wool, etc.; fine hairs or fibers: the fuzz on a peach
- a blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an electronic musical instrument, as by overloading an amplification circuitalso fuzztone
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Dutch voos, spongy, or back-formation ; from fuzzy
- to cover or become covered with fuzz
- to make or become fuzzy
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