Definitions for Hazeheɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hazeheɪz(n.; v.)hazed, haz•ing.

  1. (n.)an aggregation in the atmosphere of very fine, widely dispersed, solid or liquid particles giving the air an opalescent appearance.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. vagueness or obscurity, as of the mind, perception, etc.

  3. (v.i.)to make or become hazy.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of haze:

1700–10; perh. n. use of ME *hase, OE hasu, var. of haswa ashen, dusky. Cf. hazy

hazeheɪz(v.t.)hazed, haz•ing.

  1. to subject (freshmen, newcomers, etc.) to abusive or humiliating tricks and ridicule.

  2. to harass with unnecessary or disagreeable tasks.

    Category: Navy

Origin of haze:

1670–80; perh. < MF haser to irritate, annoy

haz′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. haze(noun)

    atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility

  2. daze, fog, haze(verb)

    confusion characterized by lack of clarity

  3. haze(verb)

    become hazy, dull, or cloudy

  4. haze(verb)

    harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. haze(noun)ɪz

    pollution, dust etc. that fill the air

    a brown haze over the city

Wiktionary

  1. haze(Noun)

    Very fine solid particles (smoke, dust) or liquid droplets (moisture) suspended in the air, slightly limiting visibility.

  2. haze(Noun)

    The degree of cloudiness or turbidity in a clear glass or plastic, measured in percent.

  3. haze(Noun)

    Any substance causing turbidity in beer or wine.

  4. haze(Noun)

    Mental confusion; the state of being in a haze.

  5. haze(Verb)

    To perform an unpleasant initiation ritual upon a usually non-consenting individual, especially freshmen to a closed community such as a college or military unit.

  6. haze(Verb)

    To oppress or harass by forcing to do hard and unnecessary work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Haze(noun)

    light vapor or smoke in the air which more or less impedes vision, with little or no dampness; a lack of transparency in the air; hence, figuratively, obscurity; dimness

  2. Haze(verb)

    to be hazy, or tick with haze

  3. Haze(verb)

    to harass by exacting unnecessary, disagreeable, or difficult work

  4. Haze(verb)

    to harass or annoy by playing abusive or shameful tricks upon; to humiliate by practical jokes; -- used esp. of college students; as, the sophomores hazed a freshman


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

haze(noun)

a thin mist

The mountains were dim through the haze.

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