American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Full of or surrounded by fog.
- adj. Resembling or suggestive of fog.
- adj. Clouded or blurred by or as if by fog; vague: had only a foggy memory of what happened; hasn't the foggiest idea how to get home.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Abounding with fog; damp with fog; misty: as, a foggy morning.
- Hence Figuratively, dull; stupid.
- Dim; not clear; obscure: as, his description was rather foggy.
- In photography, affected by fog; fogged: said of a negative.
- Abounding or covered with fog or moss.
- Coarse; rank, as grass.
- Same as fog.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)
- adj. filled or abounding with fog or mist
- adj. obscured by fog
- adj. indistinct or hazy in outline
- fog + -y (Wiktionary)
“Years ago in foggy daleshire [A1], I remember a young C******ous B***** driving a 250 Daimler looking for a racing type sports car at the lights, somehow I smelt a rat and did not take the bait, then she showed me her tail lights and put on her beany.”
“He was too tired to talk, in too much pain, and too foggy from the codeine.”
“FORT HOOD, Texas -- The pilot of a military helicopter that crashed in foggy weather and killed all seven aboard asked air controllers about switching from a visual to an instrument flight minutes before the crash, an air traffic control group said Wednesday.”
“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 Tupolev Tu-154 came down a mile from the airport.”
“Conditions around the airport were described as foggy when the plane came down a mile from the airport.”
“This is the kind of foggy thinking and direction we have come to expect from the independent organization that controls America's most important economic element America's money.”
“This "foggy" crap you bring to attack him is just like what Kerry got in 04 from Bush/Cheney, anyone who talks about hope or speaks intelligently at all is all the sudden all "empty rhetoric" or flip floppy or whatever, just because you can't keep up and understand the candidates and what they want to do doesn't mean the candidate has a problem, sounds more like a problem with your understanding to me.”
“HOLMES: I wonder how the weather is going to hold up for it because it kind of foggy ...”
“Plus, it was overcast, the kind of foggy day that delayed the ferries and kept the supply boats from coming in on time.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘foggy’.
This is Ghost List 2 ( the kind that go 'boo!' ) :P
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What a -Y does to an otherwise common, dull word
Words with definitions containing both "hence" and "figuratively."
By Great Big Sea on their CD "Sea of No Cares," 2002.
It's of a bold young smuggler
From Fortune he did sail
He rode the waves from St. Pierre
And he never saw the jail
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