adjective, blur·ri·er, blur·ri·est.

blurred; indistinct.

Origin of blurry

Related formsblur·ri·ly, adverbblur·ri·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for blurriness

Historical Examples of blurriness

  • It would explain her luminous pallor, if not her blurriness; and, too, her eyes did not seem to function in the light.

    The Tree of Life

    Catherine Lucille Moore

  • In those taken when it flared most brightly, the blurriness was especially marked.

    Creatures of the Abyss

    Murray Leinster

Word Origin and History for blurriness



1855, from blur + -y (2). Related: Blurrily; blurriness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper