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haze

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of haze

  1. 1 an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency <Jim could barely make out the tall buildings through the haze> Synonyms brume, fog, gauze, mist, murk, reek, smog, soup Related Words bank, cloud, fume, miasma, smoke, smother, steam

  2. 2 a state of mental confusion <people wandered around in a haze in the days following the earthquake> Synonyms daze, dazedness, fog, muddle, spin, swoon Related Words reverie, stupor, trance; befuddlement, bewilderment, perplexity, puzzlement; delirium, malaise, paralysis; cloudiness, fogginess Near Antonyms alertness, levelheadedness




haze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of haze

  1. to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults <the roughnecks on the oil rig would haze the young man for his refined manners and educated speech> Synonyms bait, hassle, haze, heckle, needle, ride, tauntRelated Words deride, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, ridicule; annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, fret, frost, gall, get, gnaw (at), grate, gripe, hack (off), hagride, irk, irritate, itch, nag, nark [British], nettle, peeve, pester, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, trouble, vex; aggravate, exasperate, goad, test, try; aggrieve, agitate, bedevil, beleaguer, discomfort, disturb, perturb; badger, dog, hound; browbeat, bully, hector; harass, harry, persecute, plague, terrorize, torment, torture




haze

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of haze

  1. to make dark, dim, or indistinct <unfortunately, smog was hazing the view of the distant city skyline> Synonyms becloud, bedim, befog, blacken, blear, blur, darken, dim, dislimn, fog, fuzz (up), haze, mist, obscure, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, shadow, shroudRelated Words adumbrate, blot out, conceal, eclipse, hide, obliterate, screen, shade; camouflage, cloak, cover, curtain, disguise, mask, veilNear Antonyms expose, reveal, uncover, unveilAntonyms brighten, illuminate, illumine, light (up), lighten





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