Fuzz meaning

fŭz
To become blurred or obscure.
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To make blurred or indistinct.

Fuzzing the difference between the two candidates; worked quickly to fuzz up the details of the scandal.

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A mass or coating of fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles; down.

The fuzz on a peach.

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To cover with fine, light fibers, hairs, or particles.
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The police.
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Very loose, light particles of down, wool, etc.; fine hairs or fibers.

The fuzz on a peach.

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A blurred, distorted audio effect deliberately produced when amplifying the sounds of an electronic musical instrument, as by overloading an amplification circuit.
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To cover or become covered with fuzz.
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To make or become fuzzy.
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A frizzy mass of hair or fibre.
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A blurred image.
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(computing) The random data used in fuzz testing.
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To make fuzzy.
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(intransitive) To become fuzzy.
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(dated) To make drunk.

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(slang, dated, with "the") The police.
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the fuzz
  • a policeman or the police
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the fuzz

Origin of fuzz

  • Perhaps back-formation from fuzzy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Some dictionaries suggest a back-formation from fuzzy.

    From Wiktionary

  • Some dictionaries suggest a Germanic source

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown

    From Wiktionary