Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: noun

Down, or downy fiber, as on cloth or on some fruits.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "fuzz":

  1. He had a small mouth puckered a little as if he might be going to whistle, and his chin had the look of having been pushed back out of the way, a stiff fuzz of sandy whiskers made a hedge down either cheek, and but for that he was clean shaven. - "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
  2. Like all monster- hunters, he's trying to grow a beard, though at present it's just a blond chin- fuzz. - "Four-Day Planet", Henry Beam Piper.
  3. When none are in sight, the chances are that upon microscopic examination, a velvety fuzz of green would be discovered. - "Making a Garden of Perennials", W. C. Egan.