foggy

adjective fog·gy \ ˈfȯ-gē , ˈfä- \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of foggy

foggier; foggiest
1 a : filled or abounding with fog
b : covered or made opaque by moisture or grime
2 : blurred or obscured as if by fog
  • hadn't the foggiest notion

foggily

play \ˈfȯ-gə-lē, ˈfä-\ adverb

fogginess

play \ˈfȯ-gē-nəs, ˈfä-\ noun

Examples of foggy in a Sentence

  1. I don't remember what her name was—my memory is a little foggy.

  2. it's pretty foggy outside, so be careful driving home

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Origin and Etymology of foggy

earlier, spongy, marshy, thick, probably from fog second growth of grass, from Middle English fogge



FOGGY Defined for English Language Learners

foggy

adjective

Definition of foggy for English Language Learners

  • : having or filled with fog

  • : covered with small drops of water

  • : not clear : vague or confused


FOGGY Defined for Kids

foggy

adjective fog·gy \ ˈfȯ-gē , ˈfä- \

Definition of foggy for Students

foggier; foggiest
1 : filled with fog
  • a foggy morning
2 : unsure or confused
  • My memory is foggy.


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