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warm fuzzy

1. A highly sentimental, reassuring, and comforting emotional response. If all you want out of a relationship is a constant source of warm fuzzies, then you are going to have a hard time finding meaningful, long-term connections with people.
2. A thing or situation that provokes or evokes such an emotional response. Toys that people grow up with tend to become sort of warm fuzzies for them later in life.
See also: fuzzy, warm

warm and fuzzy

1. noun A highly sentimental, reassuring, and comforting emotional response. (Sometimes hyphenated.) If all you want out of a relationship is a constant source of the warm and fuzzies, then you are going to have a hard time finding meaningful, long-term connections with people. I got such warm-and-fuzzies from visiting the lake house again after so many years.
2. noun A thing or situation designed to provoke or evoke such an emotional response. (Sometimes hyphenated.) Toys that people grow up with tend to become a sort of warm-and-fuzzy for them later in life.
3. adjective Particularly sentimental, reassuring, and comforting, as of an emotional response. (Sometimes hyphenated.) My dad was never a warm-and-fuzzy type of guy, but, in his own way, he always let us know that he loved us. I love this movie, it always gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling whenever I watch it.
See also: and, fuzzy, warm

bumping fuzzies

n. copulation. (The fuzzies refer to the participants’ pelvic regions.) She caught them bumping fuzzies in the pantry.
See also: bump, fuzzy

fuzz

(fəz)
1. and fuzz man and fuzzy (tail) n. the police; a jail keeper; a detective. The fuzz is onto you. Tell the fuzz man I was out of town when the job was pulled.
2. and fuzzle in. to get drunk. They were just sitting there fuzzling away the day. He fuzzled and fuzzled like booze was going out of style.

fuzzy (tail)

verb
See fuzz
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fuzzed

and fuzzled and fuzzy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. You are too fuzzed all the time to hold the job. Pack!
See also: fuzz

fuzzy

verb
See fuzzed
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Some display coatings, such as the spin and silica versions, only slightly reduce reflection or merely scatter the light, causing blurring or fuzziness of characters which downgrades resolution.