Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fleece

4 senses of fleece

Sense 1
fleece -- (the wool of a sheep or similar animal)
       => wool -- (fiber sheared from animals (such as sheep) and twisted into yarn for weaving)

Sense 2
sheepskin, fleece -- (tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing)
       => leather -- (an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning)

Sense 3
fleece -- (a soft bulky fabric with deep pile; used chiefly for clothing)
       => fabric, cloth, material, textile -- (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress")

Sense 4
wool, fleece -- (outer coat of especially sheep and yaks)
       => coat, pelage -- (growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fleece

2 senses of fleece

Sense 1
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook -- (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)
       => cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money")

Sense 2
fleece, shear -- (shear the wool from; "shear sheep")
       => shave, trim -- (cut closely; "trim my beard")

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