What does foggy mean?

Definitions for foggy
ˈfɒg i, ˈfɔ gifog·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dazed, foggy, groggy, logy, stuporousadjective

    stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)

  2. bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, muzzyadjective

    indistinct or hazy in outline

    "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"

  3. brumous, foggy, hazy, mistyadjective

    filled or abounding with fog or mist

    "a brumous October morning"

  4. fogged, foggyadjective

    obscured by fog

    "he could barely see through the fogged window"


  1. foggyadjective

    Obscured by mist or fog; unclear; hazy

  2. foggyadjective

    Confused, befuddled, etc.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Foggyadjective

    Etymology: from fog.

    Alas! while we are wrapt in foggy mist
    Of our self-love, so passions do deceive,
    We think they hurt, when most they do assist. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    And Phœbus flying so, most shameful sight,
    His blushing face in foggy cloud implys,
    And hides for shame. Fairy Queen, b. i. cant. 6.

    Whence have they this mettle?
    Is not their climate foggy, raw and dull? William Shakespeare, Henry V.

    Let not air be too gross, nor too penetrative; not subject to any foggy noisomeness, from fens or marshes near adjoining. Henry Wotton, Architecture.

    About Michaelmas, the weather fair, and by no means foggy, retire your rarest plants. John Evelyn, Kalendar.


  1. foggy

    Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. Fog can be considered a type of low-lying cloud usually resembling stratus, and is heavily influenced by nearby bodies of water, topography, and wind conditions. In turn, fog affects many human activities, such as shipping, travel, and warfare. Fog appears when water vapor (water in its gaseous form) condenses. During condensation, molecules of water vapor combine to make tiny liquid water droplets that hang in the air. Sea fog, which shows up near bodies of saline water, is formed as water vapor condenses on bits of salt. Fog is similar to, but less transparent than, mist.


  1. foggy

    Foggy refers to a weather condition characterized by a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface, restricting visibility. In a broader context, it can also describe a state of confusion or lack of clarity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foggy

    filled or abounding with fog, or watery exhalations; misty; as, a foggy atmosphere; a foggy morning

  2. Foggy

    beclouded; dull; obscure; as, foggy ideas

  3. Etymology: [From 4th Fog.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. foggy

    Not quite sober.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. FOGGY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Foggy is ranked #89753 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Foggy surname appeared 206 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Foggy.

    79.1% or 163 total occurrences were Black.
    13.5% or 28 total occurrences were White.
    5.8% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foggy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foggy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of foggy in a Sentence

  1. Jay Withey:

    My vision is getting foggy, my body is cramping up, and I’m fearing for my life.

  2. Dave Thompson:

    If you think you’re going to clean up an oil spill in the Bay of Fundy, you better hope it happens in the morning on a summer day that’s not foggy when there’s no current, otherwise, good luck.

  3. Sam Hodder:

    This is a property where you can almost tangibly feel that it is healing, that it is recovering, you walk through the forest and, even as you see the kind of ghostly stumps of ancient trees that were harvested, you could also in the foggy landscape see the monsters that were left behind as well as the young redwoods that are sprouting from those stumps.

  4. Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher.com Weblog, February 13, 2003:

    EVERY path may lead you to God, even the weird ones. Most of us are on a journey. We're looking for something, though we're not always sure what that is. The way is foggy much of the time. I suggest you slow down and follow some of the side roads that appear suddenly in the mist.

  5. Scott Dudelson/Getty:

    You could be a foggy, meandering president—say like Reagan near the end—if you’re winning, but if you’re foggy and meandering on key questions, and you’re also not winning, then you got a real problem.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    A disturb
    B conceal
    C embark
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