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Definition of woolly adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    woolly

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈwʊli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊli//
     
    (North American English also wooly) (woollier, woolliest) Describing clothes
     
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  1. 1covered with wool or with hair like wool woolly monkeys
  2. 2(informal, especially British English) made of wool; like wool synonym woollen a woolly hat See related entries: Describing clothes
  3. 3(of people or their ideas, etc.) not thinking clearly; not clearly expressed synonym confused woolly arguments The Government have been woolly about the exact meaning of their proposals. You should challenge any vague and woolly replies.

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