hazy

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adjective \ˈhā-zē\

Definition of hazy

hazier

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haziest

  1. 1 :  made dim or cloudy by or as if by fine dust, smoke, or light vapor in the air :  obscured by or as if by haze (see 1haze 1a) hazy weather a hazy view of the mountains

  2. 2 :  vague, indefinite has only a hazy recollection; also :  uncertain I'm hazy on that point

hazily

play \ˈhā-zə-lē\ adverb

haziness

play \ˈhā-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of hazy in a Sentence

  1. We had only a hazy view of the mountain.

  2. He gave us a hazy account of how he had spent the last two weeks.

  3. She has only hazy memories of the accident.

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Origin and Etymology of hazy

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HAZY Defined for English Language Learners

hazy

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adjective

Definition of hazy for English Language Learners

  • : partly hidden, darkened, or clouded by dust, smoke, or mist : hidden by haze; also : having or filled with haze

  • : not clear in thought or meaning

  • : not certain


HAZY Defined for Kids

hazy

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adjective \ˈhā-zē\

Definition of hazy for Students

hazier

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haziest

  1. 1 :  partly hidden or darkened by dust, smoke, or fine particles of water in the air They only saw the hazy strip of land … — Lois Lowry, Number the Stars

  2. 2 :  not clear in thought or meaning :  vague a hazy memory



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