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foggy

[ fog-ee, faw-gee ]
/ ˈfɒg i, ˈfɔ gi /
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adjective, fog·gi·er, fog·gi·est.
thick with or having much fog; misty: a foggy valley;a foggy spring day.
covered or enveloped as if with fog: a foggy mirror.
(of thinking, ideas, etc.) dim or unclear as if obscured by fog; vague: I haven't the foggiest notion of where she went.
bewildered; confused: Difficulties with memory, concentration, attention, and fatigue left me feeling foggy and muddled much of the time.
Photography. affected by fog.
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Origin of foggy

First recorded in 1520–30; fog2 + -y1; original sense was “marshy, thick, murky”

OTHER WORDS FROM foggy

fog·gi·ly, adverbfog·gi·ness, nounun·fog·gy, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH foggy

foggy , fogy
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British Dictionary definitions for foggy

foggy
/ (ˈfɒɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest
thick with fog
obscure or confused
another word for fogged
not the foggiest, not the foggiest idea or not the foggiest notion no idea whatsoeverI haven't the foggiest

Derived forms of foggy

foggily, adverbfogginess, noun
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