adjective \ˈmis-tē\

: full of mist

: not clearly seen or remembered


Full Definition of MISTY

a :  obscured by mist
b :  consisting of or marked by mist
a :  indistinct <a misty recollection of the event>
b :  vague, confused <avoided the large, vague, misty issues — Reuben Abel>
:  tearful
mist·i·ly \-tə-lē\ adverb
mist·i·ness \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of MISTY

  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.>

First Known Use of MISTY

before 12th century

Rhymes with MISTY


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