muzzy

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adjective muz·zy \ˈmə-zē\

Definition of muzzy

muzzier

muzziest

  1. 1 a :  deficient in brightness :  dull, gloomy <a muzzy day> b :  lacking in clarity and precision <his conclusions can be muzzy and naive — Times Literary Supplement>

  2. 2 :  muddled or confused in mind

muzzily

play \ˈmə-zə-lē\ adverb

muzziness

play \ˈmə-zē-nəs\ noun

Examples of muzzy in a sentence

  1. He stopped drinking when his head started getting muzzy.

  2. <in an attempt to be all things to all people, the candidate offered to the voters an intentionally muzzy campaign message>

Origin and Etymology of muzzy

perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy


First Known Use: circa 1728


MUZZY Defined for English Language Learners

muzzy

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adjective muz·zy \ˈmə-zē\

Definition of muzzy for English Language Learners

  • : confused or unclear in the mind especially after drinking alcohol

  • : not clear or exact


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