muz·​zy | \ ˈmə-zē How to pronounce muzzy (audio) \
muzzier; muzziest

Definition of muzzy

1a : deficient in brightness : dull, gloomy a muzzy day
b : lacking in clarity and precision his conclusions can be muzzy and naiveThe Times Literary Supplement (London)
2 : muddled or confused in mind

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muzzily \ ˈmə-​zə-​lē How to pronounce muzzily (audio) \ adverb
muzziness \ ˈmə-​zē-​nəs How to pronounce muzziness (audio) \ noun

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Examples of muzzy in a Sentence

He stopped drinking when his head started getting muzzy. in an attempt to be all things to all people, the candidate offered to the voters an intentionally muzzy campaign message

First Known Use of muzzy

1728, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for muzzy

perhaps blend of muddled and fuzzy

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The first known use of muzzy was in 1728

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“Muzzy.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of muzzy

British, informal
: confused or unclear in the mind especially after drinking alcohol
: not clear or exact

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