Woolly vs Agogwe - What's the difference?

woolly | agogwe |


As nouns the difference between woolly and agogwe

is that woolly is (informal) a sweater or similar garment made of wool or woolly can be (liverpool|pejorative) someone not born in liverpool (especially from the towns of wigan, st helen's, widnes, warrington and runcorn) while agogwe is a supposed small human-like biped reported from the forests of east africa, said to have long rust-coloured woolly hair and yellowish-red skin.

As an adjective woolly

is made of wool.

woolly

English

Alternative forms

* wooly

Etymology 1

From .

Adjective

(er)
  • Made of wool.
  • Put on a woolly jumper and turn down the thermostat.
  • Having a thick, soft texture, as if made of wool.
  • woolly hair
  • (figuratively) Of thinking, principles, etc, based on emotion rather than logic.
  • That's the sort of woolly thinking that causes wars to start.
  • (figuratively) Unclear, fuzzy, hazy, cloudy.
  • (obsolete) Clothed in wool.
  • * Shakespeare
  • woolly breeders
    Derived terms
    * woolly hat * woolly-headed, wooly-headed * woolly-minded (British) and (US), wooly-minded (US)

    Noun

    (woollies)
  • (informal) A sweater or similar garment made of wool
  • Etymology 2

    From (woolyback).

    Noun

    (woollies)
  • (Liverpool, pejorative) Someone not born in Liverpool (especially from the towns of Wigan, St Helen's, Widnes, Warrington and Runcorn).
  • agogwe

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia agogwe)
  • A supposed small human-like biped reported from the forests of East Africa, said to have long rust-coloured woolly hair and yellowish-red skin.
  • * 1984 , Janet Bord, Colin Bord, The evidence for Bigfoot and other man-beasts
  • They were, he said, agogwe , the little furry men whom one does not see...