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1(fine hair)pelusa femininehis chin was lightly covered with fuzz — una pelusilla / un vello fino le cubría la barbilla
- He smiled and scratched at his very short cropped hair, more like fuzz, and waved.
- His name was Stephen, and he had a short white fuzz of hair, and an auburn sheen to his fur.
- The result is obvious: The slopes surrounding the villages are covered with a green fuzz of young, skinny pines.
- They had got him already, but nothing more than a tall, lanky man who wore average clothes and had very short black hair, almost bald, if not for the fuzz that kept his head minimally covered.
- The sunken cheeks were covered with a thin scattering of fuzz; the hair was lank and matted.
- Boston's got a heavier, wetter snow than Vermont where it was a lot colder and the snow removal up there was akin to blowing on a dandelion puff of little white fuzz and all of the little parachute seeds scatter.
- I looked down the path, and I could see the black fuzz of the forest on the horizon.
- Even his trademark shaven head is covered in a soft brown fuzz of hair.
- He too had blonde hair, but not much, only a little fuzz.
- She still wore a bright red kerchief, and there were little bits of fabric fuzz clinging to her hair.
- A young man, tan-skinned, with his hair shorn down to a round fuzz, opened the passenger door.
- The seabed under the arch is covered in large boulders 18m below, all covered in an algal fuzz that is home to large numbers of wrasse, bream and spiny starfish.
- The Jerusalem artichokes are covered with a white fuzz.
- Waxing, sugaring and threading (used for fuzz and fine hairs) are large-scale versions of plucking.
- The guy might have been handsome except for his blond hair which had been cut to a short fuzz and there was a scar on his face.
- Her eyes, which were now closing, were a beautiful sea green color, and a soft yellow fuzz already covered the top of her head.
- She pursed her pink, rosebud lips as her brown eyes landed on a fuzz of chestnut-brown hair, which belonged to an athletic looking young man.
- Powdery mildew causes a grayish white fuzz on new leaves and flower buds.
- The baby had crystal blue eyes like her mother, and a little fuzz of raven black hair like her parents.
- Here and there in the luxurious fuzz of newly grown grass, you might spot rusted tools and stuffed animals in various states of decomposition.
2(frizzy hair)pelo crespo masculinepelo muy rizado masculine
1(policeman)polizonte masculine informalpolizonta feminine informalpoli masculine informaltira feminine Mexico Chile slangcana feminine River Plate slangpaco masculine Chile informalpaca feminine Chile informal
- To find out who uses a radar detector to avoid the fuzz, we turned to New York City-based Simmons Market Research.
- You shoulda left her in the parking lot and called the fuzz.
- ‘Shh, don't tell the fuzz,’ Hugh was saying in a stage whisper as she passed.
- It seemed to take forever before the cops, the fuzz, the pigs finally turned and moved single file over the low barrier, back towards that awful blaze, empty-handed and without a perpetrator.
- They also plan on dodging any more run-ins with the fuzz.
- Maybe the fuzz got onto Neal through Jack's book.
- There was no way the fuzz would put a stop to my plans this time.
- But for Jim, it seemed that the fuzz - sorry, man, pigs - were here.
- Hopping from heist to heist, with the fuzz getting ever closer, the rivalry that has flared escalates and the cracks in this already untenable threesome begin to widen.
- This overwhelmingly excellent news was somewhat dented by the further revelation that she could collect the body anytime from the mortuary, but that was hardly the fault of the fuzz.
- We could be in front of the tour van, finding spots for the guys ahead of time, creating diversions to keep the fuzz out of our way.
- But the fuzz won't let Sonny fill his antisocial, autonomous dance card.
- That, coupled with the mere mention of suicide bombing in her essay, was enough to put the fuzz on high alert.
- Pretty soon the fuzz would get suspicious or it'd turn itself back on through emergency programming.
- It's up to the fuzz to put a stop to all the group groping.
- However, if you are foolish enough to have lots of pirate goodies in your suitcase when arriving at the airport or crossing a border post, expect to have an entertaining and potentially expensive interview with the fuzz.
- It wound up being right across from a police station, and after a little while the fuzz came out and told us to move.
- We'd planned to go to the court house tomorrow to prove we were engaged so the fuzz would get off our backs and quit calling to ‘remind’ us to bring the proof…
- When viewed at a glance, most individuals probably think that one rat won't squeal on another for the sake of a deal at the hands of the fuzz.
- Instead of letting them march, though, the fuzz split them off into ever-smaller enclaves of ever-more-frustrated would-be street-marchers.
2(police)the fuzz — los pacos Chile informal
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