adjective (fuzzier; -est) Etymology: perhaps from Low German fussig loose, spongy Date: 1713 1. marked by or giving a suggestion of fuzz <
a fuzzy covering of felt
2. lacking in clarity or definition <
moving the camera causes fuzzy photos
3. being, relating to, or invoking pleasant and usually sentimental emotions <
warm and fuzzy feelings
fuzzily adverbfuzziness noun

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