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fleecy

[flee-see] /ˈfli si/
adjective, fleecier, fleeciest.
1.
covered with, consisting of, or resembling a fleece or wool:
soft, fleecy clouds.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; fleece + -y1
Related forms
fleecily, adverb
fleeciness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fleeciness

fleecy

/ˈfliːsɪ/
adjective fleecier, fleeciest
1.
of or resembling fleece; woolly
Derived Forms
fleecily, adverb
fleeciness, noun
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Word Origin and History for fleeciness

fleecy

adj.

1560s, from fleece (n.) + -y (2).

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