foggy


fog·gy

adjective \ˈf-gē, ˈfä-\

: having or filled with fog

: covered with small drops of water

: not clear : vague or confused

fog·gi·erfog·gi·est

Full Definition of FOGGY

1
a :  filled or abounding with fog
b :  covered or made opaque by moisture or grime
2
:  blurred or obscured as if by fog <hadn't the foggiest notion>
fog·gi·ly \ˈf-gə-lē, ˈfä-\ adverb
fog·gi·ness \ˈf-gē-nəs, ˈfä-\ noun

Examples of FOGGY

  1. I don't remember what her name was—my memory is a little foggy.
  2. <it's pretty foggy outside, so be careful driving home>

Origin of FOGGY

earlier, spongy, marshy, thick, probably from fog second growth of grass, from Middle English fogge
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FOGGY

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Foggy Bottom
Previous Word in the Dictionary: fog gun
All Words Near: foggy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up foggy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More