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adjectiveadjective fleecier, adjective fleeciest

  • 1(especially of a towel or garment) made of or lined with a soft, warm fabric.

    ‘a fleecy sweatshirt’
    • ‘A soft, fleecy blanket covered her body and she felt warm.’
    • ‘Stroller accessories such as rain, sun and wind shades and warm fleecy liners can keep your passenger toasty and dry.’
    • ‘Ian returns with a sweatshirt and sweatpants, fleecy and smelling of soap and faint cologne.’
    • ‘I spent a chunk of this weekend buying fleecy jackets, socks and other warm/windproof items from hearty outdoors-y shops, and digging my hiking boots out of the bottom of the cupboard.’
    • ‘His blue fleecy top in particular was really soft.’
    • ‘The attacker is described as a Caucasian male with pale skin, 15-18 years old, approximately six foot tall and wearing a faded dark fleecy sweater with a hood.’
    • ‘A former Miss UK who traded her swimsuit for thermal underwear and fleecy jackets to compete in the world's toughest endurance challenge is keeping pace with the leaders after a slow start.’
    • ‘I've got a big green fleecy pullover on, and I'm STILL cold.’
    • ‘So far, he enjoys digging up the fleecy blanket.’
    • ‘‘You don't prepare,’ he says, as he dries off, zipping up his fleecy one-piece suit.’
    • ‘It was in Glasgow, in bed, in fleecy pyjamas - and, being 11 years old, he knew he was a bit of a latecomer to the children's classic.’
    • ‘Turn the ladies on by wearing these fleecy bedsocks.’
    • ‘With that, it was up with the zipper of the multi-layered fleecy coat and off to bed before lunchtime for what turned out to be seven hours straight sleep.’
    • ‘I pulled the zipper on my fleecy jacket right up to my neck and managed perfectly well but poor Graham shivered in a t-shirt and open denim jacket.’
    • ‘I was gasping for some air by that stage so I donned a fleecy jacket and took my wake-up coffee out to sit alongside Mr Rusty for a while.’
    • ‘I particularly like the feel of it when worn without the fleecy inner.’
    • ‘I'm wearing a t-shirt, a shirt and a fleecy top and finding myself pigging out compulsively on carbs.’
    • ‘Your clothing should be made from wool, cotton or fleecy synthetic fibres.’
    • ‘They're a great excuse to snuggle up in front of the telly wrapped in a fleecy blanket with a hot water bottle and a hot toddy.’
    • ‘One wore a pair of sky blue trainers with white laces and one wore a grey coloured fleecy sports hooded top.’
    fluffy, woolly, downy, fuzzy, feathery, furry, velvety, shaggy
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  • 2(especially of a cloud) white and fluffy.

    ‘little fleecy clouds’
    • ‘Bill was carrying a pair of 7x50 binoculars, which gave him a closeup look at the rugged coastline with fleecy white clouds hovering over the mountain backdrop.’
    • ‘Blue sky, fleecy white clouds, buttercup fields, babbling streams - the works.’
    • ‘Down below, the pastoral green sun-drenched Czech landscape drifting slowly beneath fleecy white clouds - and countless menacing shells were bursting in between.’
    • ‘The water around the boat is like molten gold, the black hills ahead of us back lit by yellow-white light and the sky is a rhapsody of fleecy cloud in blue, pink, red, grey and orange.’
    • ‘When he emerges in an idealized landscape of verdant greens, the pristine surface of Luzu Lake mirrors the fleecy cumulus clouds and penetrating blue sky overhead.’
    • ‘Great fleecy clouds, floating across the azure sky, sent purplish shadows wandering in the valleys over which the road lay like a fragile ribbon of granite.’
    • ‘Spring has sprung, and as the first flurries of fleecy lambs pranced giddily about the fields, we two-legged beasts took heart at the warmest March in 40 years by whipping off the layers.’



/ˈflēsē/ /ˈflisi/