from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, resembling, or covered with fleece: fleecy clouds.

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  • adj. Resembling or covered in fleece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with, made of, or resembling, a fleece.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with wool; woolly: as, a fleecy flock.
  • Resemblingwool or a fleece: as, fleecy clouds.
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of wool.
  • n. A loosely twisted yarn, used for knitting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing


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