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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Vague or obscure. Also: filled with fine particles of water causing a gloomy condition.

Usage examples (37)
  • It was so foggy they decided to not drive anywhere.
  • He was too tired to talk, in too much pain, and too foggy from the codeine.
  • He wrote many years later: There is an important family of gypsies in foggy England, who in remote times developed our family name.
  • Conditions around the airport were described as foggy when the plane came down a mile from the airport. for more
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  • Just because you are an old "fogy" (an old-fashioned, conservative person) about music does not mean you are "foggy" (full of mental or physical haze) about the name of all singers.
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