• IPA: /ˈmɪsti/

misty (comparative mistier, superlative mistiest)

  1. Covered in mist; foggy.
    It's very misty this morning; I can't see a thing!
  2. (figuratively) Dim; vague; obscure.
    a misty memory of his childhood
  3. (figuratively) With tears in the eyes; dewy-eyed.
    Her eyes grew misty the night her long-time friend passed away.
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Proper noun
  1. A female given name, reasonably popular in the 1970s and the 1980s.

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