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Definition of "haze" []

  • Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility. (noun)
  • A partially opaque covering: Let the polish dry to a haze before buffing it. (noun)
  • A vague or confused state of mind. (noun)
  • To become misty or hazy; blur. (verb-intransitive)
  • To persecute or harass with meaningless, difficult, or humiliating tasks. (verb-transitive)

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 "haze" in a sentence
  • "Bell shrouds in haze the art within the story so the reader interprets, based on their own predispositions, if anyone involved is meant to have real talent."
  • "It was night on the planet down below, not that in mattered the sky was so thick with smoke and haze from the fighting that the sun was permanently blocked."
  • "The fire fighters are being dispatched partly in response to requests from officials in Singapore and Malaysia, which are being covered with a smoky haze from the fires."