\ ˈhā-zē How to pronounce hazy (audio) \
hazier; haziest

Definition of hazy

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 haze entry 1 sense 1a) hazy weather a hazy view of the mountains
2 : vague, indefinite has only a hazy recollection also : uncertain I'm hazy on that point

Other Words from hazy

hazily \ ˈhā-​zə-​lē How to pronounce hazy (audio) \ adverb
haziness \ ˈhā-​zē-​nəs How to pronounce hazy (audio) \ noun

Examples of hazy in a Sentence

We had only a hazy view of the mountain. He gave us a hazy account of how he had spent the last two weeks. She has only hazy memories of the accident.
Recent Examples on the Web Smoke from the fires previously led to hazy skies and poor air quality in Southcentral before the wind shifted. Anchorage Daily News, 16 June 2022 Helmed by head brewer Adam Jester (previously Pizza Port Solana Beach’s head brewer), Tipping Pint will have a seven-barrel brewhouse and a dozen beers on tap, from a honey wheat to a hazy IPA. Sara Butler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Apr. 2022 The other foot stands on Grassy Place, a hazy IPA which wasn’t even a style five years ago. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Nov. 2021 Husky Hops is a hazy IPA created by Kinsmen Brewing of Southington, in collaboration with UConn Athletics. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 19 Oct. 2021 The popular beer company brews a range of beer styles and is known for its hazy Muir Woods IPA, though the draft lineup changes often. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Oct. 2021 Head brewer Dylan Mobley, formerly of Bottle Logic Brewing, is overseeing the beer production, which will offer an opening menu of a pilsner, a Mexican-style lager, a West Coast IPA, a double West Coast IPA and a hazy IPA. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 18 May 2021 His threats were often hazy or unspecific, and therefore easily dismissed as just a troll or bad joke. Anchorage Daily News, 28 May 2022 His threats were often hazy or unspecific, and therefore easily dismissed as just a troll or bad joke. Drew Harwell, Washington Post, 28 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of hazy

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hazy

origin unknown

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22 Jul 2022

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\ ˈhā-zē How to pronounce hazy (audio) \
hazier; haziest

Kids Definition of hazy

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

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