adjective \ˈmə-zē\

: confused or unclear in the mind especially after drinking alcohol

: not clear or exact


Full Definition of MUZZY

a :  deficient in brightness :  dull, gloomy <a muzzy day>
b :  lacking in clarity and precision <his conclusions can be muzzy and naive — Times Literary Supplement>
:  muddled or confused in mind
muz·zi·ly \ˈmə-zə-lē\ adverb
muz·zi·ness \ˈmə-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of MUZZY

  1. He stopped drinking when his head started getting muzzy.
  2. <in an attempt to be all things to all people, the candidate offered to the voters an intentionally muzzy campaign message>

Origin of MUZZY

perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy
First Known Use: circa 1728

Rhymes with MUZZY


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