: resembling a maze

Examples of mazy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The exchange was Kafkaesque in its mazy rate of progress, technical complexity, and disorienting tendency toward digression. Joel Khalili, WIRED, 14 Feb. 2024 The location shooting chimes with the mazy way the pair continue to think about plotting. Mike McCahill, Variety, 10 Feb. 2023 Breathtaking and impossibly mazy runs like this one against Oklahoma on national television helped Robinson earn acclaim across the country, and draw praise from college football legend and Heisman winner Reggie Bush. Dallas News, 8 Apr. 2022 Soccer clips bounced around the internet instantly and made heroes out of anyone who pulled off a mazy run or banged in a goal from 30 yards—which the likes Messi and Ronaldo, Modric and Neymar happened to do quite a lot. Jonathan Clegg, WSJ, 16 Nov. 2022 With the game going to extra-time, Orsic completed his hat-trick with a mazy run past a number of Tottenham players before striking past a diving Lloris. George Ramsay, CNN, 19 Mar. 2021 To escape the mazy interior, some people jumped out windows, or climbed out onto power lines. Wes Enzinna, Harper's magazine, 19 Nov. 2019 Starved of any real service, the Argentine resorted to going on mazy individual runs, rather than creating chancees through quick, crisp passing. SI.com, 30 Oct. 2019 His second, scored minutes later, is known simply as the Goal of the Century: a dazzling, mazy seventy-yard sprint with the ball glued improbably to his left foot, as English defenders flail helplessly to the side. Daniel Alarcón, The New Yorker, 13 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mazy was in 1579

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“Mazy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mazy. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition


: resembling a maze in confusing turns and windings
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