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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fleece(noun)

    the wool of a sheep or similar animal

    Synonyms:
    sheepskin, wool

  2. sheepskin, fleece(noun)

    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing

    Synonyms:
    lambskin, wool, sheepskin, diploma, parchment

  3. fleece(noun)

    a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing

    Synonyms:
    sheepskin, wool

  4. wool, fleece(verb)

    outer coat of especially sheep and yaks

    Synonyms:
    woollen, sheepskin, wool, woolen

  5. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    Synonyms:
    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, pluck, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, intoxicate

  6. fleece, shear(verb)

    shear the wool from

    "shear sheep"

    Synonyms:
    hook, surcharge, gazump, overcharge, shear, plume, pluck, soak, rob

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fleece

    Synonyms:
    strip, despoil, shear

    Antonyms:
    invest, endow, endue

Editors Contribution

  1. lambswool

    applies to lambswool too.

    the fleece was shorn from the lamb.

    Submitted by rinat on August 12, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fleece(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    clip, shear

  2. fleece(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strip, rob, plunder, despoil, rifle, steal from

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fleece(v)

    Synonyms:
    plunder, swindle, despoil, strip

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fleece":

    wool

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How to use fleece in a sentence?

  1. Richard Baxter:

    He is not drowning His sheep when He washeth them, nor killing them when He is shearing them. But by this He showeth that they are His own and the newshorn sheep do most visibly bear His name or mark, when it is almost worn out and scarce discernible on them that have the longest fleece.

  2. Martin Fischer:

    We were extremely surprised to find that the number of particles measured with the fleece actually exceeded the number of particles measured without wearing any mask, we want to emphasize that we really encourage people to wear masks, but we want them to wear masks that actually work.

  3. Kevin Taylor:

    I got a sleeping bag sized tent that protects me from wind and snow. I got a zero degree sleeping bag and fleece blankets, i was born and raised in New England. I'm used to this. It'll start breaking tomorrow.

  4. Joachim du Bellay:

    Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family

  5. Little Oak Sanctuary:

    We are heartbroken at the loss of this sweet, wise, friendly soul. Chris is known as the world record holder for having grown the heaviest fleece on record, he was so much more than this, so very much more, and we will remember him for all that he was - someone, not something.

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