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fog·gy

 (fô′gē, fŏg′ē)
adj. fog·gi·er, fog·gi·est
1.
a. Full of or surrounded by fog.
b. Resembling or suggestive of fog.
2. Clouded or blurred by or as if by fog; vague: had only a foggy memory of what happened; hasn't the foggiest idea how to get home.

fog′gi·ly adv.
fog′gi·ness n.

foggy

(ˈfɒɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. thick with fog
2. obscure or confused
3. (Photography) another word for fogged
4. not the foggiest not the foggiest idea not the foggiest notion no idea whatsoever: I haven't the foggiest.
ˈfoggily adv
ˈfogginess n

fog•gy

(ˈfɒg i, ˈfɔ gi)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. thick with or having much fog; misty.
2. covered or enveloped as if with fog: a foggy mirror.
3. blurred or obscured; vague.
4. bewildered; perplexed.
5. (of a photographic negative or positive) affected by fog.
[1535–45]
fog′gi•ly, adv.
fog′gi•ness, n.

foggy

, fog - Foggy first meant "covered with a grass; mossy; boggy," as fog first meant "coarse grass" and evolved to mean "thick, murky" in relation to atmosphere.
See also related terms for thick.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foggy - stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
lethargic, unenrgetic - deficient in alertness or activity; "bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights"
2.foggy - indistinct or hazy in outlinefoggy - indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
3.foggy - filled or abounding with fog or mistfoggy - filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
4.foggy - obscured by fog; "he could barely see through the fogged window"
opaque - not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"

foggy

adjective
1. misty, grey, murky, cloudy, obscure, blurred, dim, hazy, nebulous, indistinct, soupy, smoggy, vaporous, brumous (rare) Conditions were damp and foggy this morning.
misty clear, bright

foggy

adjective
Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
ضَبابيضَبَابيّ
mlhavý
disettåget
sumuinen
maglovit
òokufullur, mistraîur
霧の立ちこめた
안개가 자욱한
meglen
dimmig
ที่เป็นหมอก
sương mù

foggy

[ˈfɒgɪ] ADJ (foggier (compar) (foggiest (superl)))
1. (Met) [weather] → brumoso; [day] → de niebla, brumoso
it's foggyhay niebla
I haven't the foggiest (idea)no tengo la más remota idea
2. (Phot) → velado

foggy

[ˈfɒgi] adj
it's foggy → il y a du brouillard
a foggy day → un jour de brouillard
foggy conditions → temps m brumeux

foggy

adj (+er)
(= misty) day, weather, conditionsneb(e)lig
(fig: = confused) brainverwirrt; in my foggy statein meiner Verwirrung; I haven’t the foggiest (idea) (inf)ich habe keinen blassen Schimmer (inf)

foggy

[ˈfɒgɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → nebbioso/a
it's foggy → c'è nebbia
I haven't the foggiest (idea) (fam) → non ne ho la più pallida idea

fog

(fog) noun
a thick cloud of moisture or water vapour in the air which makes it difficult to see. I had to drive very slowly because of the fog.
verbpast tense, past participle fogged
(usually with up) to cover with fog. Her glasses were fogged up with steam.
ˈfoggy adjective
full of, or covered with, fog. It is very foggy tonight.
ˈfog-bound adjective
unable to move or function because of fog. The plane is fog-bound.
ˈfog-horn noun
a horn used as a warning to or by ships in fog.

foggy

ضَبَابيّ mlhavý tåget neblig ομιχλώδης nebuloso sumuinen brumeux maglovit nebbioso 霧の立ちこめた 안개가 자욱한 mistig tåkete mglisty nebuloso, nublado туманный dimmig ที่เป็นหมอก sisli sương mù 多雾的
References in classic literature ?
I suppose then, that going plump on a flying whale with your sail set in a foggy squall is the height of a whaleman's discretion?
Or is it unimportant how many foggy days there are in his life?
I don't know anything about it, except in a mixed-up, foggy way, Antonio, but I know enough to know it's grand sport.
That the common people should be rather foggy in their geography, and foggy as to the location of the Indians, is a matter for amusement, maybe, but not of surprise.
It was cold, bleak, biting weather: foggy withal: and he could hear the people in the court outside, go wheezing up and down, beating their hands upon their breasts, and stamping their feet upon the pavement stones to warm them.
I smell the fog that hung about the place; I see the hoar frost, ghostly, through it; I feel my rimy hair fall clammy on my cheek; I look along the dim perspective of the schoolroom, with a sputtering candle here and there to light up the foggy morning, and the breath of the boys wreathing and smoking in the raw cold as they blow upon their fingers, and tap their feet upon the floor.
After this escape, I was content to take a foggy view of the Inn through the window's encrusting dirt, and to stand dolefully looking out, saying to myself that London was decidedly overrated.
Perhaps he had not sold Wildfire, and was waiting for another chance-- perhaps, on that foggy afternoon, he had preferred housing himself at the Red Lion at Batherley for the night, if the run had kept him in that neighbourhood; for he was not likely to feel much concern about leaving his brother in suspense.
So things passed until, the day after the funeral, and about three o'clock of a bitter, foggy, frosty afternoon, I was standing at the door for a moment, full of sad thoughts about my father, when I saw someone drawing slowly near along the road.
He was walking home about eleven o'clock from Lord Henry's, where he had been dining, and was wrapped in heavy furs, as the night was cold and foggy.
It is nearly always foggy at Novastoshnah, except when the sun comes out and makes everything look all pearly and rainbow-colored for a little while.
It was the first time that the lawyer had been received in that part of his friend's quarters; and he eyed the dingy, windowless structure with curiosity, and gazed round with a distasteful sense of strangeness as he crossed the theatre, once crowded with eager students and now lying gaunt and silent, the tables laden with chemical apparatus, the floor strewn with crates and littered with packing straw, and the light falling dimly through the foggy cupola.