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muzzy

[ muhz-ee ]
/ ˈmʌz i /
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adjective, muz·zi·er, muz·zi·est.Informal.
confused; muddled.
dull; mentally hazy.
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Origin of muzzy

1720–30; perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy

OTHER WORDS FROM muzzy

muz·zi·ly, adverbmuz·zi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for muzzy

muzzy
/ (ˈmʌzɪ) /

adjective -zier or -ziest
blurred, indistinct, or hazy
confused, muddled, or befuddled

Derived forms of muzzy

muzzily, adverbmuzziness, noun

Word Origin for muzzy

C18: origin obscure
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