flocculent flocculent


  • (adj) having a fluffy character or appearance



  1. Why then should this flocculent lassitude be incurable? Kansas City, Kansas, proves that even Kansas City needn't always be Missourible.
  2. In the black country, Orwell first took lodgings above a shop that sold nothing much but "black tripe" (the "grey flocculent stuff" and the "ghostly translucent feet of pigs .


  • Winston Churchill, writes Gowers, promoted the virtue of the short and simple phrase; yet it was Churchill, in his account of the second world war, who talked about "flocculent" thinking, instead of "woolly" thinking, "and so conveys to his readers...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Winston Churchill Source: guardian.co.uk

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