Etymology
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misty (adj.)

Old English mistig; but the modern word is perhaps reformed in Middle English from mist (n.) + -y (2). From mid-14c. as "filled or covered with mist, overspread with mist;" early 15c. as "dim, obscure, or clouded as if by mist." Related: Mistily; mistiness.

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Definitions of misty

misty (adj.)
filled or abounding with fog or mist;
Synonyms: brumous / foggy / hazy
misty (adj.)
wet with mist;
the misty evening
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