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Meaning of “misty” in the English Dictionary

"misty" in British English

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mistyadjective

uk   us   /ˈmɪs.ti/
  • misty adjective (WEATHER)

B2 If the ​weather is misty, there is ​mist in the ​air that makes it ​difficult to ​see into the ​distance: The ​morning will ​start off misty.

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  • misty adjective (GLASS)

used to ​describeglass or a ​similarsurface that is ​covered with a ​mist that makes it ​difficult to ​see through: The ​windscreen is all misty.
mistily
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.li/
mistiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of misty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misty" in American English

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mistyadjective

 us   /ˈmɪs·ti/
slightlywet: His ​eyesgrew misty as he ​remembered her.
(Definition of misty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misty”
in Arabic ضَبابي…
in Korean 안개낀…
in Portuguese nevoento, enevoado…
in Catalan boirós…
in Japanese 霧の深い…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 雾的, 有雾的…
in Turkish puslu…
in Russian туманный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 霧的, 有霧的…
in Italian nebbioso…
in Polish mglisty, zamglony…
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