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slang The police. Come on, we've got to get out of here before the fuzz show up and bust us!
slang The police. Come on, we've got to get out here before the fuzz man shows up and bust us!
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.
slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You guys were really fuzzed!
See also: fuzz
Someone who has a beard or stubble. No fuzz-faces for me, thanks—give me a clean-shaven guy any day.
An intentionally vague or confusing term. Spare me the fuzzwords and just tell me what's really going on here.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
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.
n. a police station. He had to spend about an hour at the fuzz station, but nothing happened to him.
fuzzedand fuzzled and fuzzy
mod. alcohol intoxicated. You are too fuzzed all the time to hold the job. Pack!
See also: fuzz
n. a man with a beard. (see also fungus-face.) A couple of fuzz-faces came in and asked for mustache wax.
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.