Definitions for: Fuzz


[n] the first beard of an adolescent boy
[n] a hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
[n] (informal) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
[n] filamentous hairlike growth on a plant; "peach fuzz"



Webster (1913) Definition: Fuzz, v. t.
To make drunk. [Obs.] --Wood.


Fuzz, n. [Cf. Prov. E. fuzzy that ravels (of silk or
cotton), D. voos spongy, fungous, G. faser filament. E. feaze
to untwist.]
Fine, light particles or fibers; loose, volatile matter.

Fuzz ball, a kind of fungus or mushroom, which, when
pressed, bursts and scatters a fine dust; a puffball.


Fuzz, v. i.
To fly off in minute particles.

Synonyms: blur, bull, cop, copper, hair, pig, tomentum

See Also: beard, beard, coma, enation, face fungus, internal representation, mental representation, officer, plant process, police officer, policeman, representation, stinging hair, whiskers

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Famous Quotes Containing Fuzz:


I have to admit, in January and February I was in an absolute fuzz. I had no one on board. It wasn't that I didn't know what I was doing, but we didn't have all the pieces put together.

-- Donna Shalala (American Public Servant)

Or like in the early 70's when we had the reaction against acid rock and all the fuzz tone, and feedback, and the noise. And you had James Taylor and everyone went acoustic and that.

-- Lester Bangs (American Critic)

Balls should be good for at least six sets, and for more for the average player. But if the rallies are long, they do not last as long as this. There is a fuzz on the surface that wears off on the hard court.

-- Helen Wills Moody (American Athlete)


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