Woolly meaning

wo͝olē
Rough, disorderly, or unrestrained.
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A garment made of wool, especially an undergarment of knitted wool.
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A sheep.
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Of or like wool.
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Bearing wool.
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Covered with wool or something resembling wool in texture.
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Having characteristics of the early frontier life of the W U.S.; rough and uncivilized.
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Tangled and confused; fuzzy.

Woolly ideas.

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A sheep.
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Made of wool.

Put on a woolly jumper and turn down the thermostat.

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Having a thick, soft texture, as if made of wool.

Woolly hair.

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(figuratively) Of thinking, principles, etc, based on emotion rather than logic.

That's the sort of woolly thinking that causes wars to start.

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(figuratively) Unclear, fuzzy, hazy, cloudy.
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(informal) A sweater or similar garment made of wool.
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(Liverpudlian, pejorative) Someone not born in Liverpool (especially from the towns of Wigan, St Helen's, Widnes, Warrington and Runcorn).
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Origin of woolly

  • From wool +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary

  • From woolyback.

    From Wiktionary