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Etymology 1[edit]


muzzy (comparative muzzier, superlative muzziest)

  1. (dialect, Northern England) Hazy, indistinct, blurred, unfocussed.
    • 1979, Journal - Association for Recorded Sound Collections
      The Handel excerpts are afflicted with a combination of high surface noise from the source material as well as variably muzzy sound.
  2. Dazed; bewildered; tipsy.
    • 1930, Norman Lindsay, Redheap, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1965, page 112:
      To the muzzy drumming of beer in his veins he gazed long and owlishly at the sombre cottage[.]
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muzzy (plural muzzies)

  1. (slang, offensive) A Muslim.
    • 1999, Julia Stewart, Eccentric Graces: Eritrea & Ethiopia Through the Eyes of a Traveler, page 138:
      "Ethiopia is a fortress of Christianity surrounded by Muzzies," said Tesfaye. His description paraphrased the words of Emperor Menelik II