What does the word woolly mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Consisting of, covered with, or resembling wool.

Usage examples for woolly

  1. " Good afternoon, Joseph," said Mr. Hearty at length in his toneless voice, that always seemed to come from somewhere in the woolly distance. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  2. Suggestions at once lost their tonic force in the woolly cushion of her apathy. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  3. She had put on a dressing- gown, a warm and woolly thing that she and Bess had made of a heavy blanket, to protect her against the chill winds of the sea. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams