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adj. maz·i·er, maz·i·est
Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.

maz′i·ly adv.
maz′i·ness n.


adj, mazier or maziest
of or like a maze; perplexing or confused
ˈmazily adv
ˈmaziness n


(ˈmeɪ zi)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est.
resembling a maze.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mazy - resembling a labyrinth in form or complexitymazy - resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity; "a labyrinthine network of tortuous footpaths"
complex - complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts; "a complex set of variations based on a simple folk melody"; "a complex mass of diverse laws and customs"


adjective twisting, winding, twisting and turning, serpentine, labyrinthine We ran through mazy backyards towards the hill.
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The color of his skin differed from that of most around him, being richer and darker, the latter having been produced by certain delicate and mazy lines of complicated and yet beautiful figures, which had been traced over most of his person by the operation of tattooing.
Deep into distant woodlands winds a mazy way, reaching to overlapping spurs of mountains bathed in their hill-side blue.
These men would set out from Montreal with canoes well stocked with goods, with arms and ammunition, and would make their way up the mazy and wandering rivers that interlace the vast forests of the Canadas, coasting the most remote lakes, and creating new wants and habitudes among the natives.
Just as far as the eye could reach, these painted lights were massed together-- like a vast garden of many-colored flowers, except that these blossoms were never still; they were ceaselessly gliding in and out, and mingling together, and seducing you into bewildering attempts to follow their mazy evolutions.
So Allan sang till the great round silver moon gleamed with its clear white light amid the upper tangle of the mazy branches of the trees.
After the June baby and I had been welcomed back by the other two with as many hugs as though we had been restored to them from great perils, and while we were peacefully drinking tea under a beech tree, I happened to look up into its mazy green, and there, on a branch quite close to my head, sat a little baby owl.
country-dances being low, were utterly proscribed) and so gained an advantage over his rival, who sat despondingly in a corner and contemplated the glorious figure of the young lady as she moved through the mazy dance.
Anelka did all the hard work, evading Euell, Hermann Hreidarsson and Mark Fish as his mazy dribble took him into the area.
His 31st-minute header put Cambridge ahead after Northampton had squandered a fistful of chances and 12 minutes after half time it was his mazy run from defence that set Tony Richards up for the second.
Gary O'Neill served a reminder of his talents with a mazy run and accurate shot to open the scoring after 15 minutes.
The only goal came after a mazy run and low cross from David Williams.
But in the second-half all the chances fell to Walsall, with player-boss Merson squandering a close-range header while a mazy run from Jorge Leitao deserved better than his tame shot.