Definition of Misty

1. Adjective. Filled or abounding with fog or mist. "A brumous October morning"

Exact synonyms: Brumous, Foggy, Hazy
Similar to: Cloudy
Derivative terms: Fog, Fogginess, Haze, Haziness, Mist, Mistiness



2. Adjective. Wet with mist. "The misty evening"
Similar to: Wet
Derivative terms: Mist, Mistiness

Definition of Misty

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

Definition of Misty

1. Proper noun. (English female given name) from the adjective "misty", reasonably popular in the 1970s and the 1980s. ¹

2. Adjective. With mist; foggy ¹

3. Adjective. (figuratively) With tears in the eyes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misty

1. blurry [adj MISTIER, MISTIEST] - See also: blurry

Medical Definition of Misty

1. 1. Accompained with mist; characterised by the presence of mist; obscured by, or overspread with, mist; as, misty weather; misty mountains; a misty atmosphere. 2. Obscured as if by mist; dim; obscure; clouded; as, misty sight. "The more I muse therein [theology], The mistier it seemeth." (Piers Plowman) Origin: AS. Mistig. See Mist. In some senses misty has been confused with mystic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misty

mistrysted
mistrysting
mistrysts
mists
mists of time
mistune
mistuned
mistunes
mistuning
mistura
misturn
mistutor
mistutored
mistutoring
mistutors
misty (current term)
misty-eyed
misty rose
mistype
mistyped
mistypes
mistyping
misunderestimate
misunderestimated
misunderestimates
misunderestimating
misunderestimation
misunderestimations
misunderstand
misunderstandable

Literary usage of Misty

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"Dark j foggy ; misty. tec not far, and what we do see is in a !>.:. ... light, Our clearest day here is misty and tuxy; we Oft engender'd by the hazy north. ..."

2. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... The early evening with her misty dyes 200 Smooths off the ravelled edges of the Relieves the distant with her cooler sky, And tones the landscape down, ..."

3. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"misty Fjords No visit to Ketchikan is complete without a trip to misty Fjords National Monument, just 22 miles east of town. Charter boats and planes are a ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Accompanied or characterized by mist; overspread with mist: as, misty weather; ... Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day Stands tiptoe on the misty ..."

5. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... 30 And how the Ladye prayed them dear That all would stay the fight to see, And deign, in love and courtesy, Now, from the mountain's misty throne, ..."

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