Definition of foggy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈfɒgi

adjective (foggier, foggiest)


not have the foggiest (idea or notion)

informal , chiefly British Have no idea at all.
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  • The average consumer doesn't have the foggiest idea of what these numbers mean.
  • Not that I know - I don't have the foggiest idea of who is out there.
  • And they still don't have the foggiest idea what the church is.



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  • Sunday began very foggily but it lifted slowly while I was on the station waiting for the train.
  • ‘I've always been here,’ she murmured foggily, pressing a hand to her forehead.
  • She rubbed her forehead foggily, trying to get her bearings.


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  • London is one undistinguished mass of soot and fogginess.
  • She shook her head to clear the sleepy, fogginess in her head that matched what she had been pulled through.
  • The past is so distant, shrouded with the mists of heartbreak and the fogginess of time.


late 15th century: perhaps from fog2.

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