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Unkempt; shaggy, like a dog: I need a haircut. I look awfully woofty

[1990s+; probably fr woof, ''dog's bark'']

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • He did not even smile, but simply touched the brim of his wool hat.

  • The boy was a clear brown-eyed fellow with butternut trousers up to his arm-pits, and a wool hat all out of shape.

    Old Caravan Days Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • Bobby came in, his wool hat held between his fingers, in a tight roll.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • She produced a wool hat from her pocket and pulled it over her hair, letting it form a jaunty, off-center peak.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • Archie B. grabbed the clay-root and stuffed his wool hat into his mouth just in time.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • On his head is a wool hat of the cheap fabric supplied by the Penitentiaries of the Southern States, chiefly for negro wear.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid

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