Meaning of “mist (sth) over/up” in the English Dictionary

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"mist (sth) over/up" in British English

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mist (sth) over/up

phrasal verb with mist us uk /mɪst/ verb

mainly UK US usually fog over/up If something that you can see through mists over/up, it becomes covered with a thin layer of liquid so that it is more difficult to see through:

Open the window when you have a shower to stop the mirror misting over.
The steam from the kettle misted up her glasses.

If your eyes mist over/up, they fill with tears.

(Definition of “mist (sth) over/up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)