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foggy

indistinct; bewildered; blurred as if by fog; not clear; vague: I haven’t the foggiest notion of what she meant.; thick with or having much fog; misty: a foggy day in London town.
Not to be confused with:
fogy – a stodgy, old-fashioned, or excessively conservative person, esp. one who is intellectually dull: She was just an old fogy who wouldn’t let her granddaughter wear an earring in her nose.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.foggy - stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
lethargic - 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"
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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
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foggy

adjective
Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
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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
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foggy

[ˈfɒgi] adj
it's foggy → il y a du brouillard
a foggy day → un jour de brouillard
foggy conditions → temps m brumeux
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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)
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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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
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