brushed vs fleecy what difference

what is difference between brushed and fleecy

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌʃt/

Adjective

brushed (comparative more brushed, superlative most brushed)

  1. rubbed, especially as a finish.
    The brushed aluminum vase had a soft appearance.

Verb

brushed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of brush
    He brushed past, doing no harm but not apologizing for his contact either.

Anagrams

  • redbush


English

Etymology

From fleece +‎ -y.

Adjective

fleecy (comparative fleecier, superlative fleeciest)

  1. Resembling or covered in fleece.
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, chapter XX:
      {…} turning to take a last glance into the valley, whence a light mist mounted and formed a fleecy cloud on the skirts of the blue.
    • So this was my future home, I thought! [] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one’s dreams.

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