what is difference between fuzzed and fuzzy
- IPA(key): /fʌzd/
- simple past tense and past participle of fuzz
Uncertain. Apparently from fuzz + -y, though some sources suggest that fuzz derives from fuzzy. Compare fozy, or Low German fussig (“loose; spongy”).
- IPA(key): /ˈfʌzi/
- Rhymes: -ʌzi
fuzzy (comparative fuzzier, superlative fuzziest)
- Covered with fuzz or a large number of tiny loose fibres like a carpet or many stuffed animals
- Vague or imprecise.
- My recollection of that event is fuzzy.
- Not clear; unfocused.
- I finally threw out a large stack of fuzzy photos.
- (computing theory) Employing or relating to fuzzy logic.
- (covered with fuzz):
- (vague or imprecise): ambiguous, equivocal; see also Thesaurus:vague
- (not clear): blurry, ill-defined; see also Thesaurus:indistinct
fuzzy (plural fuzzies)
- (often in the plural) A very small piece of plush material.
- You’ve got a fuzzy on your coat.
- Something covered with fuzz or hair, as an animal or plush toy.
- (slang) A person, especially a college student, interested in humanities or social sciences, as opposed to one interested in mathematics, science, or engineering.
- (slang, military) A soldier with the rank of private.
- warm fuzzy
- fuzzy, adj. Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.
- fuzzy. Frederick C. Mish (Editor in Chief), Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Merriam-Webster, 1994. →OCLC