muzzy

[ muhz-ee ]
/ ˈmʌz i /

adjective, muz·zi·er, muz·zi·est. Informal.

confused; muddled.
dull; mentally hazy.

Origin of muzzy

1720–30; perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy
Related formsmuz·zi·ly, adverbmuz·zi·ness, noun
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muzzy

/ (ˈmʌzɪ) /

adjective -zier or -ziest

blurred, indistinct, or hazy
confused, muddled, or befuddled
Derived Formsmuzzily, adverbmuzziness, noun

Word Origin for muzzy

C18: origin obscure
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Word Origin and History for muzzy

muzzy


adj.

"confused, dazed," 1720s, perhaps from mossy, or from dialectal mosey (adj.) "moldy, hazy; stupefied with drink, dull, stupid."

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