Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOGGY

But our foggy English climate and stodgy people call for it.

She took me down, to the sea gate at the end of a warm, still, foggy day.

He had prepared his sermon on those three foggy days that began the week.

It was pitch dark, foggy as ever, and the tide a-risin' fast.

But these memories are all foggy and mixed with dreams and nightmares.

I miss you quite a lot, Don, dear, especially on foggy days.

Foggy morning; pale line of silver on eastern horizon; swell, but no wind.

It fell upon the vast landing, all foggy with a slow drift of smoke.

The night was foggy and dark, so that her progress, to be safe, was necessarily slow.

It was a drizzling, foggy morning when they drove down to the boat.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, or formed from fog (n.1) + -y (2). Foggy Bottom "U.S. Department of State," from the name of a marshy region of Washington, D.C., where many federal buildings are (also with a suggestion of political murkiness) popularized 1947 by James Reston in "New York Times," but he said it had been used earlier by Edward Folliard of "The Washington Post."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FOGGY

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.