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mist·y

 (mĭs′tē)
adj. mist·i·er, mist·i·est
1. Consisting of or marked by mist: a misty rain; a misty night.
2. Obscured or clouded by or as if by mist: far-off, misty mountains.
3.
a. Vague; hazy: a misty recollection of a dream.
b. Full of tender emotion; sentimental: a love story that left us feeling misty and sad.

mist′i·ly adv.
mist′i·ness n.

misty

(ˈmɪstɪ)
adj, mistier or mistiest
1. consisting of or resembling mist
2. obscured by or as if by mist
3. indistinct; blurred: the misty past.
ˈmistily adv
ˈmistiness n

mist•y

(ˈmɪs ti)

adj. mist•i•er, mist•i•est.
1. covered or obscured by mist.
2. consisting of or resembling mist.
3. indistinct or blurred.
4. obscure; vague.
[before 900]
mist′i•ly, adv.
mist′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.misty - filled or abounding with fog or mistmisty - filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning"
cloudy - full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
2.misty - wet with mist; "the misty evening"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

misty

misty

adjective
1. Covered by or as if by a thin coating or film:
2. Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
mlhavýzamlžený
disettåget
utuinen
maglovit
misturs-; í òoku
もやの立ち込めた
안개가 자욱한
meglen
dimmig
ที่ปกคลุมด้วยหมอก
đầy sương mù

misty

[ˈmɪstɪ] ADJ (mistier (compar) (mistiest (superl))) [day, morning] → neblinoso; [valley, shore] → cubierto de neblina; [mirror, window] → empañado; [memories] → vago; [outline] → borroso, difuso; [eyes] → empañado, lloroso
it is misty (Met) → hay neblina (US) → está lloviznando

misty

[ˈmɪsti] adj [morning, day] → brumeux/euse
a misty morning → un matin brumeux
it's misty → il y a de la brumemisty-eyed [ˌmɪstiˈaɪd] adj (= sentimental) to go misty-eyed about sth → avoir la larme à l'œil en pensant à qch
Some people go all misty-eyed about times gone by → Certaines personnes ont la larme à l'œil en pensant au temps jadis.
to go misty-eyed at the thought of sth → avoir la larme à l'œil à la pensée de qch

misty

adj (+er)
day, morningneblig; (= hazy)dunstig; mountain peaksin Nebel gehüllt; colourgedeckt; (= fine) rainfein; misty weatherNebelwetter nt, → Nebel m; a misty view of the valleyein Blick auf das (nebel)verhangene or dunstige Tal; a misty drizzleein feiner Regenschleier
(fig: = blurred) form, figure, memoryverschwommen; her eyes grew misty, a misty look came into her eyesihr Blick verschleierte sich; misty-eyed, with misty eyesmit verschleiertem Blick
glasses (= misted up)beschlagen; (= opaque)milchig; liquidtrübe; the window is getting mistydas Fenster beschlägt

misty

[ˈmɪstɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (day, morning) → brumoso/a, nebbioso/a; (mirror, window) → appannato/a
it's misty today → c'è foschia oggi

mist

(mist) noun
a cloud of moisture in the air but very close to the ground, which makes it difficult to see any distance. The hills are covered in thick mist.
ˈmistily adverb
ˈmisty adjective
ˈmistiness noun
mist over/up
to become covered (as if) with mist. The mirror misted over; The windscreen misted up.

misty

ضَبَابِيٌّ mlhavý tåget dunstig καταχνιασμένος neblinoso utuinen brumeux maglovit nebbioso もやの立ち込めた 안개가 자욱한 mistig tåket mglisty nebuloso туманный dimmig ที่ปกคลุมด้วยหมอก sisli đầy sương mù 有薄雾的
References in classic literature ?
Yes, dear," he answered, with a glance following a misty puff of smoke.
Some the Great Spirit made with skins brighter and redder than yonder sun," continued Magua, pointing impressively upward to the lurid luminary, which was struggling through the misty atmosphere of the horizon; "and these did He fashion to His own mind.
But at the indistinct murmur of his words her whole face grew tender, and even lovely, with sorrowful affection; the harshness of her features disappeared, as it were, behind the warm and misty glow.
At any moment, by an effort of his will, he could discern substances through their misty lack of substance, and convince himself that they were not solid in their nature, like yonder table of carved oak, or that big, square, leather-bound and brazen-clasped volume of divinity.
Moving on, I at last came to a dim sort of light not far from the docks, and heard a forlorn creaking in the air; and looking up, saw a swinging sign over the door with a white painting upon it, faintly representing a tall straight jet of misty spray, and these words underneath -- The Spouter-Inn: --Peter Coffin.
And how nobly it raises our conceit of the mighty, misty monster, to behold him solemnly sailing through a calm tropical sea; his vast, mild head overhung by a canopy of vapor, engendered by his incommunicable contemplations, and that vapor --as you will sometimes see it --glorified by a rainbow, as if Heaven itself had put its seal upon his thoughts.
In the large, clear blue eyes, though in form and color exactly similar, there was wanting that misty, dreamy depth of expression; all was clear, bold, and bright, but with a light wholly of this world: the beautifully cut mouth had a proud and somewhat sarcastic expression, while an air of free-and-easy superiority sat not ungracefully in every turn and movement of his fine form.
Gone, gone, sold and gone To the rice swamp dank and lone, Where the slave-whip ceaseless swings, Where the noisome insect stings, Where the fever-demon strews Poison with the falling dews, Where the sickly sunbeams glare Through the hot and misty air:-- Gone, gone, sold and gone To the rice swamp dank and lone, From Virginia hills and waters-- Woe is me, my stolen daughters
So he drifted away into the misty commercial future -- as aimless, as helpless, as gentleman-like as ever.
Lorry thought he saw, as he leaned forward on his bench in the dusk, with his elbows on his knees and his head in his hands, that he was in some misty way asking himself, "Why not?
After tea, when the door was shut and all was made snug (the nights being cold and misty now), it seemed to me the most delicious retreat that the imagination of man could conceive.
Then, I put the fastenings as I had found them, opened the door at which I had entered when I ran home last night, shut it, and ran for the misty marshes.