[ fog-ee, faw-gee ]
/ ˈfɒg i, ˈfɔ gi /

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.
blurred or obscured as if by fog; not clear; vague: I haven't the foggiest notion of where she went.
bewildered; perplexed.
Photography. affected by fog.

Origin of foggy

1520–30; fog2 + -y1; orig. meaning marshy, thick, murky

Related forms

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

Can be confused

foggy fogy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for 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

foggily, adverbfogginess, noun
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