adjective, fog·gi·er, fog·gi·est.
Origin of foggy
Examples from the Web for foggy
On a cold, foggy night On Feb 26, 1998 I walked out a dingy hotel in handcuffs.
Do you realize that after six in the evening it fogs over and is foggy at dawn, too?Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Its foggy wording and odd locution stand out in the Constitution,” Waldman writes.
Clinton has much to be proud of from her Foggy Bottom tenure, reset included.
Back at Foggy Bottom… More than three years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, nation-building proceeds apace.P.J. O’Rourke on Foreign Policy and France, Hold the Swiss|P. J. O’Rourke|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A neighbor of his told me he had seen a flock of fifteen or twenty pigeons on a foggy morning only a few days before.The Passenger Pigeon|Various
The ideal night for this is the evening after a hot, sticky day in late summer, the sky overcast and dark but not foggy.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
But it had all been vague, thick, and foggy, whereas now it was all sharp and clean-edged.Doctor Claudius, A True Story|F. Marion Crawford
It was foggy nearly all day and rained very hard most of the forenoon.Cyrus W. Field; his Life and Work|Isabella Field Judson
The day had been foggy, raw, and cold; and well on in the afternoon it had begun to rain.Tales of Two Countries|Alexander Kielland
adjective -gier or -giest
1540s, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, or formed from fog (n.1) + -y (2). Foggy Bottom "U.S. Department of State," from the name of a marshy region of Washington, D.C., where many federal buildings are (also with a suggestion of political murkiness) popularized 1947 by James Reston in "New York Times," but he said it had been used earlier by Edward Folliard of "The Washington Post."