Definition of besmog
- It has since fallen prey to the concrete tentacles of outward-thrusting San Jose, which has besmogged what was once a garden spot of the world.
- —Thomas Andrew Bailey, The American Pageant Revisited, 1982
- As a consequence of this increasing urban concentration, cities and their surroundings have become increasingly congested, cluttered, blighted and besmogged.
- —The President's Council on Recreation and Natural Beauty, From Sea to Shining Sea, 1968
- Pollution in Los Angeles is a serious health hazard, but how may the citizens of that besmogged metropolis sue?
- —Ralph Nader, The Ralph Nader Reader, 2000
- The blurry line between television news and show business was further besmogged recently by a “Special All-Star Issue” of TV Guide, that drum beater for commercial television.
- —Walter Goodman, New York Times, 9 May 1996