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haz·y

 (hā′zē)
adj. haz·i·er, haz·i·est
1. Marked by the presence of haze; misty: hazy sunshine.
2. Unclear, confused, or uncertain: I have only a hazy notion of what she wants. I'm a bit hazy on the new budget.

[Origin unknown.]

haz′i·ly adv.
haz′i·ness n.

hazy

(ˈheɪzɪ)
adj, -zier or -ziest
1. (Physical Geography) characterized by reduced visibility; misty
2. indistinct; vague
[C17: of unknown origin]
ˈhazily adv
ˈhaziness n

ha•zy

(ˈheɪ zi)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est.
1. characterized by the presence of haze; misty.
2. vague; indefinite; confused: a hazy idea.
[1615–25; orig. uncertain]
ha′zi•ly, v.
ha′zi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hazy - filled or abounding with fog or misthazy - filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
2.hazy - indistinct or hazy in outlinehazy - 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"

hazy

adjective
1. misty, faint, dim, dull, obscure, veiled, smoky, cloudy, foggy, overcast, blurry, nebulous The air was filled with hazy sunshine and frost.
misty clear, light, bright, sunny
2. vague, uncertain, unclear, muddled, fuzzy, indefinite, loose, muzzy, nebulous, ill-defined, indistinct I have only a hazy memory of what he was like.
vague clear, detailed, certain, well-defined

hazy

adjective
1. Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
2. Heavy, dark, or dense, especially with impurities:
3. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
ضبابيغامِض
málo informovanýmlhavýzamlžený
disetuklarusikker
óskÿr, òokukennduróskÿr, óviss
meglen
açık olmayanbulanıkpuslusisli

hazy

[ˈheɪzɪ] ADJ (hazier (compar) (haziest (superl)))
1. (= not clear) [sunshine, morning, view, horizon, sky] (due to mist) → brumoso, neblinoso; (due to heat) → calinoso
it's a bit hazy today (due to mist) → hoy hay un poco de neblina or bruma; (due to heat) → hoy hay un poco de calima
2. (= confused, uncertain) [notion, details] → confuso; [memory] → vago, confuso; [ideas] → poco claro, confuso
I'm a bit hazy about mathstengo las matemáticas poco claras or un poco confusas
I'm hazy about what happenedtengo solamente una vaga idea de lo que ocurrió, no recuerdo muy bien lo que ocurrió
3. (= blurred) [outline, vision] → borroso; [photograph] → nublado

hazy

[ˈheɪzi] adj
[day, afternoon] → brumeux/euse; [sunshine] → voilé(e)
[idea, memory] → vague
to be hazy about sth
He's rather hazy about the details → Il n'a qu'une vague idée des détails.
[outline, view] → flou(e)H-bomb [ˈeɪtʃbɒm] nbombe f H

hazy

adj (+er)
day, morning, weatherdunstig, diesig; sunshine, skytrübe; viewverschwommen; the hazy horizonder im Dunst liegende Horizont; hazy blueblassblau
(= blurred) outline, vision, surroundingsverschwommen
(= confused) notion, details, memoryunklar, vage; to have only a hazy notion/idea of somethingnur unklare or vage Vorstellungen von etw haben; I have only a hazy memory of herich erinnere mich nur dunkel or vage an sie; I’m a bit hazy about thatich bin mir nicht ganz im Klaren darüber; I’m hazy about what really happenedich weiß nicht so genau, was wirklich passiert ist; my memory’s a little hazy on thisich kann mich nur dunkel or vage daran erinnern; she’s still (feeling) hazy (from the anaesthetic (Brit) or anesthetic (US)) → sie ist (von der Narkose) noch benommen

hazy

[ˈheɪzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (day) → di foschia; (weather) → caliginoso/a; (view) → indistinto/a; (photograph) → leggermente sfocato/a; (uncertain, person) → confuso/a; (unclear, memory, details, idea) → vago/a

haze1

(heiz) noun
a thin mist. The mountains were dim through the haze.
ˈhazy adjective
1. misty. a hazy view of the mountains.
2. not clear or certain. a hazy idea; I'm a bit hazy about what happened.
ˈhaziness noun
References in classic literature ?
and Ned's voice showed that his memory was a bit hazy.
Now, when I say that I am in the habit of going to sea whenever I begin to grow hazy about the eyes, and begin to be over conscious of my lungs, I do not mean to have it inferred that I ever go to sea as a passenger.
The senator's gaunt form began to grow dim and hazy, to tower before him and dance about, with figures of exports and imports.
I shall call hills steep, which ought to be bold; surfaces strange and uncouth, which ought to be irregular and rugged; and distant objects out of sight, which ought only to be indistinct through the soft medium of a hazy atmosphere.
It was a close, sultry day: devoid of sunshine, but with a sky too dappled and hazy to threaten rain: and our place of meeting had been fixed at the guide-stone, by the cross-roads.
There were neither leaves nor roses on them now and Mary did not know whether they were dead or alive, but their thin gray or brown branches and sprays looked like a sort of hazy mantle spreading over everything, walls, and trees, and even brown grass, where they had fallen from their fastenings and run along the ground.
But that was by no means the worst of it, for after a day or two at sea he began to appear on deck with hazy eye, red cheeks, stuttering tongue, and other marks of drunkenness.
On the 5th of November, which was the beginning of summer in those parts, the weather being very hazy, the seamen spied a rock within half a cable's length of the ship; but the wind was so strong, that we were driven directly upon it, and immediately split.
He had no more than the most hazy conception of what this voice-carrying machine would be like.
The colourless clearness that comes after the sunset flush was darkling; the blue sky above grew momentarily deeper, and the little stars one by one pierced the attenuated light; the interspaces of the trees, the gaps in the further vegetation, that had been hazy blue in the daylight, grew black and mysterious.
A colossal figure, carved apparently in some white stone, loomed indistinctly beyond the rhododendrons through the hazy downpour.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.