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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 ?
The skies they were ashen and sober; The leaves they were crisped and sere -- The leaves they were withering and sere; It was night in the lonesome October Of my most immemorial year: It was hard by the dim lake of Auber, In the misty mid region of Weir: -- It was down by the dank tarn of Auber, In the ghoul-haunted woodland of Weir.
An enormous space, with our army's campfires dimly glowing in the fog, could be seen behind him; in front of him was misty darkness.
But do you show your great might and unconquerable strength, and face the Titans in bitter strife; for remember our friendly kindness, and from what sufferings you are come back to the light from your cruel bondage under misty gloom through our counsels.
As he came to a little bridge across a dry ravine he saw the figure of a man standing upon it, clearly outlined against the gray background of a misty forest.
She loved the gentle, misty harbor shore and the silvery, wind-haunted sand shore, but best of all she loved the rock shore, with its cliffs and caves and piles of surf-worn boulders, and its coves where the pebbles glittered under the pools; and it was to this shore she hied herself tonight.
Yes, dear," he answered, with a glance following a misty puff of smoke.
It was like coming out into sunlight by comparison with the misty blackness which had been around them.
he exclaimed, "how damp and misty that part of the country is, and the soil so bad for the tulips
But, on the other hand, directly she thought of the future with Vronsky, there arose before her a perspective of brilliant happiness; with Levin the future seemed misty.
Also, the misty nights might have been made for the thieves.
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.
I even thought I had a glimpse of Mount Sarmiento, that rises 2,070 yards above the level of the sea, with a very pointed summit, which, according as it is misty or clear, is a sign of fine or of wet weather.