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)
  • Characterized by reduced visibility; misty (adjective)

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  • Indistinct; vague (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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."