Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, resembling, or covered with fleece.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling or covered in fleece.

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

  • adjective (of fabrics) having soft nap produced by brushing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Between the first tap and the second, I was off and away among the stars, clad in fleecy garments, touching each star as I passed in my pursuit of the formulae that would explain the last mystery of life.

    Chapter 11

  • Between the first tap and the second, I was off and away among the stars, clad in fleecy garments, touching each star as I passed in my pursuit of the formulae that would explain the last mystery of life.

    Chapter 11

  • From the low grounds beside the river a mist floated up, clinging in fleecy shreds to the short grass that grew in and out of the bare stubble.

    The Miller of Old Church

  • Here's one: It's late summer in New Zealand--that means fleecy lambs frolicking in green grass, warm starry nights in the mountains, close encounters with dolphins, verdant hobbit habitats perfect for hiking...

    Sick Of Winter? It's Summer In New Zealand...

  • The sun had an angry look, and a few light, fleecy "nigger-heads" in that quarter seemed abashed and frightened and soon disappeared.

    Story of a Typhoon off the Coast of Japan

  • I got a bunch of graphic tees for $2 each, and some awesome fleecy cupcake pajamas for $3!

    Easy Drop Biscuits... AKA The "Lazy"

  • November 2, 2009 at 3: 50 pm fuzzy fleecy pullover clarebear says ...

    Lululemon Canada Free $100 of items! - SmartCanucks Giveaways Day 1 Canada

  • Here's one: It's late summer in New Zealand--that means fleecy lambs frolicking in green grass, warm starry nights in the mountains, close encounters with dolphins, verdant hobbit habitats perfect for hiking...

    Sick Of Winter? It's Summer In New Zealand...

  • He didn't mind, so long as the piss was absorbed by the fleecy innards of his pants and didn't trickle down his leg, which was infinitely more foul.

    Graeme King and the Creature

  • All around the horizon are pale, fleecy clouds, never changing, never moving, like a silver setting for the flawless turquoise sky.

    Chapter 7

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  • "I skipped to the window, stunned to see that there was hardly a cloud in the sky, and thoughs were just fleecy little while puffs that couldn't possibly be carrying any rain." - Twilight, Stephanie Meyer, pg.141

    December 1, 2010