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

Origin of smoggy

First recorded in 1925–30; smog + -y1

Words Nearby smoggy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use smoggy in a sentence

  • The city was experiencing rapid industrialization, and it was getting smoggy, loud, and crowded.

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

    Telempathy | Vance Simonds