Definition of hazy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈheɪzi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈheɪzi//
    (hazier, haziest)
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  1. 1not clear because of haze a hazy afternoon/sky hazy light/sunshine The mountains were hazy in the distance. The room was hazy with smoke.
  2. 2not clear because of a lack of memory, understanding or detail synonym vague a hazy memory/idea The dividing line is somewhat hazy. What happened next is all very hazy.
  3. 3(of a person) uncertain or confused about something I'm a little hazy about what to do next.
  4. Word Originearly 17th cent. (in nautical use in the sense ‘foggy’): of unknown origin.Extra examples I have only a very hazy idea about how the economy works. I’m a bit hazy about my family history. I’m still slightly hazy about the details of what happened. My memory of that day is a little hazy now. The distant mountains looked hazy and mysterious. The summers were hazy with pollution. There will be a dry start to the day with some hazy sunshine in the east.
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