misty

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adjective \ˈmis-tē\

Definition of misty

mistier

;

mistiest

  1. 1a :  obscured by mistb :  consisting of or marked by mist

  2. 2a :  indistinct a misty recollection of the eventb :  vague, confused avoided the large, vague, misty issues — Reuben Abel

  3. 3 :  tearful

mistily

play \-tə-lē\ adverb

mistiness

play \-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of misty in a sentence

  1. enjoyed the misty view of the thunderous falls from the deck of the sightseeing boat

  2. I've a misty understanding of the issue but not so much that I could vote intelligently.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of misty

before 12th century



MISTY Defined for English Language Learners

misty

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adjective \ˈmis-tē\

Definition of misty for English Language Learners

  • : full of mist

  • : not clearly seen or remembered


MISTY Defined for Kids

misty

play
adjective \ˈmi-stē\

Definition of misty for Students

mistier

;

mistiest

  1. 1 :  full of very tiny drops of water a misty valley

  2. 2 :  clouded by tears I looked at the photo through misty eyes.

  3. 3 :  vague 3, indistinct a misty memory

mistily

\-stə-lē\ adverb


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