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1. wool

noun. ['ˈwʊl'] a fabric made from the hair of sheep.

Synonyms

  • textile
  • woolen
  • cloth
  • woollen
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor
  • incorporeal

Etymology

  • wolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wull (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wool

  • schull
  • schul
  • ruehl
  • pull
  • kuehl
  • full
  • bull

How do you pronounce wool?

Pronounce wool as wʊl.

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Sentences with wool


1. Noun, singular or mass
After paint has dried, score the surface you will be using with the steel wool.

2. Adjective
Hair sheep appear more parasite-resistant than wool sheep, for both internal and external pests.

3. Noun, plural
Use a sanding pad or steel wool.

Quotes about wool


1. So it is always preferable to discuss the matter of veganism in a non-judgemental way. Remember that to most people, eating flesh or dairy and using animal products such as leather, wool, and silk, is as normal as breathing air or drinking water. A person who consumes dairy or uses animal products is not necessarily or usually what a recent and unpopular American president labelled an "evil doer.
- Gary L. Francione

2. long-wool

adjective. (of sheep) having relatively long wool.

Synonyms

  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive

3. wool

noun. ['ˈwʊl'] outer coat of especially sheep and yaks.

Synonyms

  • pelage
  • fleece

Antonyms

  • superior
  • strong
  • odd-toed ungulate

Etymology

  • wolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wull (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wool

noun. ['ˈwʊl'] fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving.

Synonyms

  • alpaca
  • shoddy
  • animal fiber
  • animal fibre
  • vicuna
  • fleece
  • raw wool
  • cashmere
  • Shetland wool

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial

Etymology

  • wolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wull (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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