This word may also be spelled "wooly."
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (made of wool)
a. de lana
My parents gave me some woolly socks for Christmas.Mis padres me regalaron unos calcetines de lana en Navidad.
2. (covered in wool)
a. lanudo
The woolly coats of the alpacas are a significant source of income for us.Los pelajes lanudos de las alpacas son una fuente de ingreso considerable para nosotros.
3. (not clear)
a. confuso
Only a woolly mind could come up with such a stupid idea.Solo a una mente confusa se le podría ocurrir una idea tan tonta.
b. vago
The failed plan was the result of woolly thinking.El plan fracasado fue el resultado de pensamientos vagos.
c. impreciso
Her essay presented a pretty woolly argument.Su ensayo presentó un argumento bastante impreciso.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. la ropa de lana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to wear your woollies on a cold day like today.Hay que ponerse la ropa de lana en días frías como hoy.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (jumper)
a. de lana
2. (fig)
a. confuso(a) (idea, theory)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. (garment)
woolliesropa de lana
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wooly (US)
woollier (comparative)woolliest (superlative)
1 [+jumper etc] de lana; [+animal] lanudo
2 (vague) [+ideas, thinking, essay] vago; impreciso; [+person] confuso
1 (sweater) jersey (m) de lana
2 woollieswoolies (US) (clothing) ropa (f) de lana
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