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wooly

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Etymology 1

From wool.

Adjective

wooly (comparative wooli, superlative er)

Positive
wooly

Comparative
wooli

Superlative
er

  1. Made of wool.
  2. Having a thick, soft texture, as if made of wool.
    wooly hair
  3. (figuratively) Of thinking, principles, etc, based on emotion rather than logic.
    That's the sort of wooly thinking that causes wars to start.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From woolyback.

Noun

Singular
wooly

Plural
wool

wooly (wool)
  1. (Liverpudlian, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Someone not born in Liverpool (especially from the towns of Wigan, St Helen's, Widnes, Warrington and Runcorn).

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