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(as) fine as frog fuzz

colloquial Very good or excellent. Wow, that dress is as fine as frog fuzz—you look gorgeous! A: "How you feelin' these days, Al?" B: "Fine as frog fuzz, Jake!" Mabel, you've outdone yourself. This dish is truly fine as frog fuzz.
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finer than frog fuzz

colloquial Very good or excellent. Often used as a response when one is asked how they are. Wow, you look finer than frog fuzz in that gorgeous dress! A: "How you feelin' these days, Al?" B: "Finer than frog fuzz, Jake!"
See also: finer, frog, fuzz

fuzz

slang The police. Come on, we've got to get out of here before the fuzz show up and bust us!

fuzz man

slang The police. Come on, we've got to get out here before the fuzz man shows up and bust us!
See also: fuzz, man

fuzz out

1. To blur an image of a person or thing in order to make it difficult or impossible to distinguish. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fuzz" and "out." My job was fuzzing out nudity from R-rated movies that we would play on our TV network. Newspapers were required to fuzz the boy out in pictures to protect his identity.
2. To impair or dull one's senses or ability to think correctly, as due to intoxication. A noun or pronoun can be used between "fuzz" and "out." The doctor prescribed some pain medication after the surgery, but I hate the way it fuzzed me out. Sorry, I've been a bit fuzzed out ever since I hit my head.
See also: fuzz, out

fuzzed

slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You guys were really fuzzed!
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fuzz-face

Someone who has a beard or stubble. No fuzz-faces for me, thanks—give me a clean-shaven guy any day.

fuzzword

An intentionally vague or confusing term. Spare me the fuzzwords and just tell me what's really going on here.

peach fuzz

informal A nickname for "vellus hair," a very thin, soft layer of hair, likened to that which appears on the skin of a peach. Have you seen the baby yet? She's absolutely adorable, with rosy cheeks and some red peach fuzz on her head. Looks like she's gonna be a redhead like her mama. I can't believe my son is already going through puberty. Growth spurts, moody outbursts, peach fuzz on his cheeks—the whole shebang.
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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.

fuzz man

verb
See fuzz
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fuzz station

n. a police station. He had to spend about an hour at the fuzz station, but nothing happened to him.
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fuzzed

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

n. a man with a beard. (see also fungus-face.) A couple of fuzz-faces came in and asked for mustache wax.

fuzzword

n. a confusing term usually meant to obscure meaning. (see also buzzword.) The current crop of fuzzwords contains a few that have come back from the twenties.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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