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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 describe glass or a similar surface 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/
Translations of “misty”
in Korean 안개낀…
in Arabic ضَبابي…
in Portuguese nevoento, enevoado…
in Catalan boirós…
in Japanese 霧の深い…
in Italian nebbioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 霧的, 有霧的…
in Russian туманный…
in Turkish puslu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 雾的, 有雾的…
in Polish mglisty, zamglony…
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