blurry

adjective
blur·​ry | \ ˈblər-ē How to pronounce blurry (audio) \
blurrier; blurriest

Definition of blurry

: lacking definition or focus

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Other Words from blurry

blurrily \ ˈblər-​ə-​lē How to pronounce blurry (audio) \ adverb
blurriness \ ˈblər-​ē-​nəs How to pronounce blurry (audio) \ noun

Examples of blurry in a Sentence

a blurry image in the foreground of the photograph
Recent Examples on the Web The executive assistant was shaking so much that the initial selfies were blurry, the report said. Author: Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Aug. 2021 But the video -- shot from a camera on a cushion on a crate in a canoe -- is blurry. Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, 30 Sep. 2021 The executive assistant was shaking so much that the initial selfies were blurry, the report said. Author: Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Aug. 2021 The executive assistant was shaking so much that the initial selfies were blurry, the report said. Author: Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Aug. 2021 For his brother Elliott, the past five months have been blurry. Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2021 If your eyes can’t do that on their own, and the focal point is off the surface of the retina, your vision is blurry. Gabriel A. Silva, Forbes, 8 Sep. 2021 The lighting isn’t great, the child is moving and so is the person holding the camera, which is why the child’s face and hand wave are blurry. Will Knight, Wired, 13 Aug. 2021 The executive assistant was shaking so much that the initial selfies were blurry, the report said. Author: Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of blurry

1757, in the meaning defined above

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18 Oct 2021

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“Blurry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blurry. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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More Definitions for blurry

blurry

adjective
blur·​ry | \ ˈblər-ē How to pronounce blurry (audio) \
blurrier; blurriest

Kids Definition of blurry

: not in sharp focus The picture is blurry.

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