adjective \ˈhā-zē\

: 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

:  obscured or made dim or cloudy by or as if by haze
:  vague, indefinite <has only a hazy recollection>; also :  uncertain <I'm hazy on that point>
haz·i·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
haz·i·ness \-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

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall, zephyr

Rhymes with HAZY

HAZIEST Defined for Kids


adjective \ˈhā-zē\

Definition of HAZY for Kids

:  partly hidden or darkened by dust, smoke, or fine particles of water in the air <They only saw the hazy strip of land … — Lois Lowry, Number the Stars>
:  not clear in thought or meaning :  vague <a hazy memory>


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