hazy

[ hey-zee ]
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adjective,ha·zi·er, ha·zi·est.
  1. characterized by the presence of haze; misty: hazy weather.

  2. lacking distinctness or clarity; vague; indefinite; obscure; confused: a hazy idea.

Origin of hazy

1
First recorded in 1615–25; earlier hawsey, metathetic variant of unattested Middle English *aswy, Old English haswig “ashen, dusky”; see haze1, -y1

Other words for hazy

Other words from hazy

  • ha·zi·ly, adverb
  • ha·zi·ness, noun
  • un·ha·zi·ly, adverb
  • un·ha·zi·ness, noun
  • un·ha·zy, adjective

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How to use hazy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hazy

hazy

/ (ˈheɪzɪ) /


adjective-zier or -ziest
  1. characterized by reduced visibility; misty

  2. indistinct; vague

Origin of hazy

1
C17: of unknown origin

Derived forms of hazy

  • hazily, adverb
  • haziness, noun

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