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hazy

[ hey-zee ]
/ ˈheɪ zi /
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adjective, ha·zi·er, ha·zi·est.
characterized by the presence of haze; misty: hazy weather.
lacking distinctness or clarity; vague; indefinite; obscure; confused: a hazy idea.
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Origin of hazy

First recorded in 1615–25; earlier hawsey, metathetic variant of unattested Middle English *aswy, Old English haswig “ashen, dusky”; see haze1, -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for hazy

hazy
/ (ˈheɪzɪ) /

adjective -zier or -ziest
characterized by reduced visibility; misty
indistinct; vague

Derived forms of hazy

hazily, adverbhaziness, noun

Word Origin for hazy

C17: of unknown origin
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