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misty

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adjective \ˈmis-tē\

Simple Definition of misty

  • : full of mist

  • : not clearly seen or remembered

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of misty

mistier

mistiest

  1. 1 a :  obscured by mist b :  consisting of or marked by mist

  2. 2 a :  indistinct <a misty recollection of the event> b :  vague, confused <avoided the large, vague, misty issues — Reuben Abel>

  3. 3 :  tearful

mistily

play \-tə-lē\ adverb

mistiness

play \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of misty in a sentence

  1. <enjoyed the misty view of the thunderous falls from the deck of the sightseeing boat>

  2. <I've a misty understanding of the issue but not so much that I could vote intelligently.>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of misty

before 12th century

Rhymes with misty



MISTY Defined for Kids

misty

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adjective \ˈmi-stē\

Definition of misty for Students

mistier

mistiest

  1. 1 :  full of very tiny drops of water <a misty valley>

  2. 2 :  clouded by tears <I looked at the photo through misty eyes.>

  3. 3 :  vague 3, indistinct <a misty memory>

mistily

\-stə-lē\ adverb




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