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Definition of "hazy" []

  • Marked by the presence of haze; misty: hazy sunshine. (adjective)
  • Unclear, confused, or uncertain: I have only a hazy notion of what she wants. I'm a bit hazy on the new budget. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hazy" in a sentence
  • "His most recent memories seemed to be of lying on a trolley in the Landau Clinic, while technicians prepared him for the scan — on the face of it, a bad sign — but he'd been overwrought, and he'd spent so long psyching himself up for “this”, that perhaps he'd forgotten coming home, still hazy from the anaesthetic, crashing into bed, dreaming …"
  • "Bad hires for unqualified/unethical people in hazy but very expensive positions such as Norris Lozano for the infamous New Markets Tax Credit program"
  • "Certainly the ranks of the Communist Party was purged as was the Soviet Officer Corps, but all is referred in hazy percentages."