“There was a hazy smoke of sex in the atmosphere, of staff members sleeping with one another,” recalled a former Getty official.
Today, it is difficult to convey—much less comprehend—that slow, drawled, hazy small-town atmosphere of mid-century Washington.
They have a computer-generated feel, like the hazy, mountainous backdrops of computer games.
You lethargic, unfocused, unstable, lazy, hazy, crazy time of year.
A hazy choral interlude follows, followed by more nasty beats and acerbic lyrics.
Yet hazy as his opinions in many respects were, it is easy to trace through his whole career a tolerably consistent principle.
After this thick, hazy weather again came on, with sleet and snow.
Before that combustion of hazy ideas called comprehension can take place, air must be admitted between the emotions.
But the more familiar a word is, the more likely are common ideas about it to be hazy.
The day was hazy, threatening rain; mists rising from the ground made it impossible to see clearly for any great distance.
1620s, hawsey, nautical, of unknown origin. Some connect it with German hase "hare," an animal which plays an important part in Germanic folklore, with many supernatural and unlucky aspects in medieval times (among the superstitions: a dead hare should not be brought aboard a fishing ship, and the word hare should not be spoken at sea). Another suggestion is Old English hasu, haswe "gray." Related: Hazily; haziness.