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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hey-zee]
    • /ˈheɪ zi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hey-zee]
    • /ˈheɪ zi/

Definitions of hazily word

  • adjective hazily characterized by the presence of haze; misty: hazy weather. 1
  • adjective hazily lacking distinctness or clarity; vague; indefinite; obscure; confused: a hazy idea. 1
  • noun hazily In a hazy manner. 1

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Origin of hazily

First appearance:

before 1615
One of the 41% oldest English words
1615-25; earlier hawsey, metathetic variant of Middle English *haswy, Old English haswig ashen, dusky. See haze1, -y1

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Parts of speech for Hazily


hazily popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

hazily usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for hazily

adv hazily

  • covertly — concealed; secret; disguised.
  • dully — not sharp; blunt: a dull knife.
  • indefinitely — not definite; without fixed or specified limit; unlimited: an indefinite number.
  • secretly — done, made, or conducted without the knowledge of others: secret negotiations.
  • vaguely — not clearly or explicitly stated or expressed: vague promises.

adverb hazily

  • dimly — not bright; obscure from lack of light or emitted light: a dim room; a dim flashlight.
  • fuzzily — of the nature of or resembling fuzz: a soft, fuzzy material.
  • imprecise — not precise; not exact; vague or ill-defined.
  • clear — Something that is clear is easy to understand, see, or hear.
  • dingily — In a dingy manner.

Antonyms for hazily

adverb hazily

  • clearly — in a clear, distinct, or obvious manner

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