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smoggy

[smog-ee, smaw-gee] /ˈsmɒg i, ˈsmɔ gi/
adjective, smoggier, smoggiest.
1.
full of or characterized by smog.
Origin of smoggy
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; smog + -y1
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  • The Day of the Rally dawned bright and smoggy, but the weather boys promised a clear, cool evening.

    Telempathy Vance Simonds
Word Origin and History for smoggy
adj.

1905, from smog (n.) + -y (2). Related: Smogginess.

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