Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Resembling a maze, as in design or complexity; labyrinthine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character of a maze; perplexing from turns and windings; winding; intricate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Perplexed with turns and windings; winding; intricate; confusing; perplexing; embarrassing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective mazelike; like a maze.
  • adjective Not strait, zigzagging.

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

  • adjective resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity

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Examples

  • If he is led through some mazes that remain mazy and if the full import of what he discovers is not altogether assimilated, this is only par for the course in Pynchon's fiction, and having gone through the process of seeking the truth has been more enlightening than not, bothfor Doc and for the reader.

    February 2010

  • If he is led through some mazes that remain mazy and if the full import of what he discovers is not altogether assimilated, this is only par for the course in Pynchon's fiction, and having gone through the process of seeking the truth has been more enlightening than not, bothfor Doc and for the reader.

    What's Going On?

  • If he is led through some mazes that remain mazy and if the full import of what he discovers is not altogether assimilated, this is only par for the course in Pynchon's fiction, and having gone through the process of seeking the truth has been more enlightening than not, bothfor Doc and for the reader.

    Genre Fiction

  • If he is led through some mazes that remain mazy and if the full import of what he discovers is not altogether assimilated, this is only par for the course in Pynchon's fiction, and having gone through the process of seeking the truth has been more enlightening than not, bothfor Doc and for the reader.

    Comedy in Literature

  • I love commenters like mazy – "Obama is trying to bankrupt the country with this ridiculous health care plan."

    GOP's new youth ambassador: Lady Gaga?

  • July 21st, 2009 12: 57 pm ET mazy, your great grandchildren will read in their history books about Obama being one of the greatest presidents of all time and he followed the worst in history.

    GOP's new youth ambassador: Lady Gaga?

  • I robbed the ball off Martin Dobson near the halfway line in front of the Kemlyn Road stand and went on this mazy run down the right hand side and hit a low shot as I came into the box.

    David Fairclough | Small Talk

  • He told the businessmen in a long and mazy speech that wandered into greek philosophy, Freudian psychology and straightforward political advice, that Ireland would be 'just fine' and that they had, just that day, a concrete bottom line of what they owed and they could now put together a definitive business plan to deal with it.

    Niall O'Dowd: Bill Clinton's Battle Cry to Irish, Get Up and Get Going Is Heeded

  • Edouard had his chances in the decisive game, a sharp Sicilian Defence, after Sengupta innovated by 17 Qh3 followed by a mazy piece offer.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • Lady Gaga should sue the Republican party for using her as a tool in their power hungry quest for absolute control! mazy

    GOP's new youth ambassador: Lady Gaga?

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