What does Misty mean?

Definitions for Misty
ˈmɪs timisty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brumous, foggy, hazy, mistyadjective

    filled or abounding with fog or mist

    "a brumous October morning"

  2. mistyadjective

    wet with mist

    "the misty evening"


  1. mistyadjective

    With mist; foggy

    It's a very misty morning this morning - I can't see a thing!

  2. mistyadjective

    With tears in the eyes

    Her eyes grew misty the night her long-time friend passed away.

  3. Mistynoun

    from the adjective "misty", reasonably popular in the 1970s and the 1980s.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mistyadjective

    Etymology: from mist.

    The morrow fair with purple beams
    Dispers’d the shadows of the misty night. Fairy Queen.

    Loud howling wolves arouse the jades,
    That drag the tragick melancholy night;
    Who with their drowsy, slow, and flagging wings
    Clip dead mens graves; and from their misty jaws
    Breathe foul contagious darkness in the air. William Shakespeare.

    Parents overprize their children, while they behold them through the vapours of affection which alter the appearance, as things seem bigger in misty mornings. Henry Wotton.

    Now smoaks with show’rs the misty mountain ground,
    And floated fields lie undistinguish’d round. Alexander Pope.


  1. misty

    In cryptography, MISTY1 (or MISTY-1) is a block cipher designed in 1995 by Mitsuru Matsui and others for Mitsubishi Electric.MISTY1 is one of the selected algorithms in the European NESSIE project, and has been among the cryptographic techniques recommended for Japanese government use by CRYPTREC in 2003; however, it was dropped to "candidate" by CRYPTREC revision in 2013. However, it was successfully broken in 2015 by Yosuke Todo using integral cryptanalysis; this attack was improved in the same year by Achiya Bar-On."MISTY" can stand for "Mitsubishi Improved Security Technology"; it is also the initials of the researchers involved in its development: Matsui Mitsuru, Ichikawa Tetsuya, Sorimachi Toru, Tokita Toshio, and Yamagishi Atsuhiro.MISTY1 is covered by patents, although the algorithm is freely available for academic (non-profit) use in RFC 2994, and there's a GPLed implementation by Hironobu Suzuki (used by, e.g. Scramdisk).


  1. misty

    Misty refers to a condition characterized by presence of a cloudiness or haziness caused by small droplets of water suspended in the air, resulting in reduced visibility. This term can also describe something that is vague, unclear, or obscure.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misty

    accompained with mist; characterized by the presence of mist; obscured by, or overspread with, mist; as, misty weather; misty mountains; a misty atmosphere

  2. Misty

    obscured as if by mist; dim; obscure; clouded; as, misty sight

  3. Etymology: [AS. mistig. See Mist. In some senses misty has been confused with mystic.]


  1. Misty

    "Misty" is a jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner. Originally composed as an instrumental following the traditional 32-bar format and first recorded for Garner's 1955 album Contrasts, the tune later had lyrics by Johnny Burke and became the signature song of Johnny Mathis, appearing on his 1959 album Heavenly and reaching #12 on the U.S. Pop Singles chart later that year.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Misty in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Misty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Misty in a Sentence

  1. Chris Rock:

    Let me do a show, y'all! y'all got me all misty and s---.

  2. Barack Obama:

    It's wonderful that a potential dancer can see Misty and say, 'I can do that,' but if there's no dance studio at all in their neighborhood, or if their school's chronically underfunded, then it's going to be a problem.

  3. Gregory Bentley:

    The police department's primary duty is to protect the hostage, shooting while Misty was in the vehicle violates every standard practice of police protocol.

  4. Gladys Taber:

    A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting.

  5. Jason Laska:

    We were literally silent for a few moments, misty( his wife) asked me if I had ordered it and they had to make it and they gave me that on purpose thinking they were targeting me because they stereotyped me or something.

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