AskDefine | Define misty

Dictionary Definition

misty adj
1 filled or abounding with fog or mist; "a brumous October morning" [syn: brumous, foggy, hazy]
2 wet with mist; "the misty evening" [also: mistiest, mistier]

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Adjective

  1. With mist; foggy
    It’s a very misty morning this morning - I can’t see a thing!
  2. With tears in the eyes
    ''Her eyes grew misty the night her long-time friend passed away.

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Translations

With mist; foggy
With tears in the eyes

Extensive Definition

Misty may mean:
  • Misty (song), a jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner
    • Play Misty for Me, a 1971 film about a disc jockey's obsessed fan who requests the song, starring Clint Eastwood and Jessica Walter
  • Misty (classified project), an American spy satellite
  • MISTY1, a cryptographic algorithm
  • Misty (comics), a British comic that ran from 1978 to 1984, specializing in supernatural stories
  • Misty (1961 film), based upon Marguerite Henry's children's book Misty of Chincoteague
  • Misty (Pokémon), a fictional character in the Pokémon universe, known as "Kasumi" in Japanese
misty in German: MISTY
misty in Japanese: ミスティ

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