Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges.
  • adj. not clear, not with well-defined boundaries.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of blurs; blurred.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of blurs; confused and indistinct.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. indistinct or hazy in outline

Etymologies

blur +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The exposure was set at auto, which often selected otherwise unacceptably slow shutter speeds, resulting in blurry pictures with double images, especially when I was going fast on bumpy paths.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The movie looks dull as well, bathed in blurry grays and blacks everywhere to cover up the lack of concrete art direction or maybe disguise that they had run out of money.

    Eric’s Top 10 Worst Comic Book Movies Ever » Scene-Stealers

  • There was a problem with my photo which kept coming out blurry apparently and, though blurry is probably safer for the nation, Phil Davis eventually persuaded me to submit something useable.

    45 entries from March 2008

  • I drew that one and used picasa to make all of it but the title blurry-ish.

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » How is your story better than its competitors?

  • Primary Care is described as blurry vision from watching a train rushing by.

    "How Doctors Think": A Disappointment

  • The state of being installed at a computer for an extended period of time without purpose, characterized by a blurry anxiety undercut with something hard, like desperation.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Even the horsewoman is a bit blurry, which is maybe just as well (recognisability etc.), but I still like it.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • When the pixels are actually counted the 3.7 inch screen only has 392×653 pixels, nearly 50% less than 800×480, resulting an text describes as blurry on closer view and also colour fringing on the edges of coloured objects.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • It's tempting to call the blurry visage "the next wave," an enveloping populist swell carrying a new hope for the American Dream-one promising affordable healthcare and higher education, trickle-up economics, personal liberty for everyone and an end to unnecessary war.

    AltWeeklies.com Site Feed

  • The second give a way is the 'blurry' effect above the entire lion, this is to blend him with his surrounds except it sticks out.

    Dead Deer Walking?

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