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smoggy

[smog-ee, smaw-gee]
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adjective, smog·gi·er, smog·gi·est.
  1. full of or characterized by smog.
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Origin of smoggy

First recorded in 1925–30; smog + -y1
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Examples from the Web for smoggy

Historical Examples

  • The Day of the Rally dawned bright and smoggy, but the weather boys promised a clear, cool evening.

    Telempathy

    Vance Simonds


Word Origin and History for smoggy

adj.

1905, from smog (n.) + -y (2). Related: Smogginess.

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