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See also: Misty
From Middle English misty, mysty, misti, from Old English mistiġ (“misty, dark”), equivalent to mist + -y. Cognate with Scots misty, mistie (“misty”), Dutch mistig (“misty, foggy”), Middle Low German mistich (“foggy”).
- Rhymes: -ɪsti
- With mist; foggy.
- It’s a very misty morning this morning - I can’t see a thing!
- (figuratively) With tears in the eyes, dewy-eyed.
- Her eyes grew misty the night her long-time friend passed away.
with mist; foggy
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