- IPA: /ˈwʊlən/
woolen (not comparable) (American spelling)
- Made of wool.
- 1891, Thomas Hardy, chapter IV, in Tess of the d’Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented [...] In Three Volumes, volume I, London: James R[ipley] Osgood, McIlvaine and Co., […], OCLC 13623666 ↗, phase the first (The Maiden), pages 40–41 ↗:
- In a large bedroom upstairs, the window of which was thickly curtained with a great woollen shawl lately discarded by the landlady, Mrs. Rolliver, were gathered on this evening nearly a dozen persons, all seeking vinous bliss; all old inhabitants of the nearer end of Marlott, and frequenters of this retreat.
- Of or relating to wool or woolen cloths.
- woolen manufactures
- a woolen mill
- a woolen draper
- German: wollen, Woll-
- Italian: di lana, in lana
- Portuguese: de lã
- Russian: шерстяно́й
- Spanish: de lana
woolen (plural woolens)
- (American spelling) An item of clothing made from wool
- Put all the woolens in this basket.