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English noun: fuzz

1. fuzz (plant) filamentous hairlike growth on a plant


SamplesPeach fuzz.


Synonymshair, tomentum


Broader (hypernym)enation, plant process


Narrower (hyponym)beard, stinging hair

2. fuzz (person) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman


Synonymsbull, cop, copper, pig


Broader (hypernym)officer, police officer, policeman


Domain usagecolloquialism

3. fuzz (cognition) a hazy or indistinct representation


SamplesIt happened so fast it was just a blur.
He tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz.


Synonymsblur


Broader (hypernym)internal representation, mental representation, representation

4. fuzz (body) the first beard of an adolescent boy


Broader (hypernym)beard, face fungus, whiskers









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