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1. misty

adjective. ['ˈmɪsti'] filled or abounding with fog or mist.

Synonyms

  • cloudy
  • hazy
  • foggy

Antonyms

  • distinct
  • energetic
  • dryness
  • sober

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mist (English)
  • mist (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Misty

  • corpus-christi
  • twisty
  • kristy
  • kristie
  • kristi
  • christy
  • christie
  • christi
  • sisti

Example sentences of the word misty


1. Adjective
Be prepared to get a bit misty eyed as you put together this special shadow box.

Quotes containing the word misty


1. I have a beard of fog that I wear on misty mornings. It’s not cigarette smoke, but I’d understand if you wanted to shave it off and inhale it.
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

2. I don't ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.
- Pete Hamill

3. They are not long, the days of wine and roses:Out of a misty dreamOur path emerges for awhile, then closesWithin a dream.
- Ernest Dowson, The Poems and Prose of Ernest Dowson

2. misty-eyed

adjective. having eyes blurred as with tears.

Antonyms

  • joyful

3. misty

adjective. ['ˈmɪsti'] wet with mist.

Antonyms

  • nonalcoholic

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mist (English)
  • mist (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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