Foggy Fog"gy, a. [Compar. {Foggier}; superl. {Foggiest}.] [From 4th {Fog}.] 1. Filled or abounding with fog, or watery exhalations; misty; as, a foggy atmosphere; a foggy morning. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Beclouded; dull; obscure; as, foggy ideas. [1913 Webster]

Your coarse, foggy, drowsy conceit. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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