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hazy

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adjective \ˈhā-zē\

Simple Definition of hazy

  • : partly hidden, darkened, or clouded by dust, smoke, or mist : hidden by haze; also : having or filled with haze

  • : not clear in thought or meaning

  • : not certain

Full Definition of hazy

haz·i·erhaz·i·est

  1. 1 :  obscured or made dim or cloudy by or as if by haze

  2. 2 :  vague, indefinite <has only a hazy recollection>; also :  uncertain <I'm hazy on that point>

haz·i·ly play \-zə-lē\ adverb
haz·i·ness play \-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of hazy

  1. We had only a hazy view of the mountain.

  2. He gave us a hazy account of how he had spent the last two weeks.

  3. She has only hazy memories of the accident.



Origin of hazy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1582

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