blurry

adjective
blur·ry | \ˈblər-ē \
blurrier; blurriest

Definition of blurry 

: lacking definition or focus

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Other Words from blurry

blurrily \ˈblər-ə-lē \ adverb
blurriness \ˈblər-ē-nəs \ noun

Examples of blurry in a Sentence

a blurry image in the foreground of the photograph

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The second helps with zoom shots and measuring depth to create photos with artistically blurry backgrounds. Geoffrey A. Fowler, chicagotribune.com, "Whoa! Meet the future phones that fold up, have 9 cameras and charge over thin air.," 6 July 2018 The second helps with zoom shots and measuring depth to create photos with artistically blurry backgrounds. Geoffrey Fowler, courant.com, "Future Phones: They Fold Like Napkins, Have 9 Cameras, Charge Over Thin Air," 6 July 2018 Without a major-league scouting report on Borucki, Bregman said the minor league video on him was too blurry to get clear looks. Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle, "Charlie Morton leads Astros to win over Blue Jays," 26 June 2018 Some of those diets, like the popular ketogenic diet, are also incredibly restrictive, indicating how blurry the line is between pro-ED communities and others that ostensibly don’t violate a site’s rules. Louise Matsakis, WIRED, "How Pro-Eating Disorder Posts Evade Filters on Social Media," 13 June 2018 The line between guys who were winning and guys who were losing wasn't blurry. Nick Baumgardner, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan football roster challenge interesting motivator by Harbaugh," 13 June 2018 Current Time 0:00 / Duration 1:59 Naked criminals exposed Advertisement When naked criminals tangle with the law, things get a bit blurry. Matthew Martinez, star-telegram, "‘Commotion’ in the courthouse stairwell was an inmate having sex with a woman, La. cops say," 13 July 2018 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% 0:00 / 1:59 Naked criminals exposed Advertisement When naked criminals tangle with the law, things get a bit blurry. Gabby Ferreira, sacbee, "He broke into a home naked and scared a teen — and it's not his first nude crime, Calif. cops say," 8 July 2018 Cataract surgery is performed to treat cataracts, which can cause blurry vision and increase the glare from lights. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Princess Charlotte Is Once Again the Queen's Mini-Me in Adorable New Shades: See the Photos!," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of blurry

1757, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blurry was in 1757

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blurry

adjective
blur·ry | \ˈblər-ē \
blurrier; blurriest

Kids Definition of blurry

: not in sharp focus The picture is blurry.

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