The definition of a haze is a low visibility caused by fine particles of sand, dust or smoke spread in the air.noun
An example of haze is what you'd see out of your windshield while caught in a dust storm on the highway.
Haze means slight confusion.noun
An example of haze is a small alcohol buzz.
Haze is defined as to tease or punish by making someone do useless work.verb
An example of to haze is what college fraternities do to freshman who want to join the fraternity.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a dispersion of fine sand, smoke, dust, etc. in the air that reduces visibility
- a slight confusion or vagueness of mind
Origin: prob. back-form. < hazy
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- a. Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.b. A partially opaque covering: Let the polish dry to a haze before buffing it.
- A vague or confused state of mind.
Origin: Probably back-formation from hazy.
transitive verb hazed hazed, haz·ing, haz·es
- To persecute or harass with meaningless, difficult, or humiliating tasks.
- To initiate, as into a college fraternity, by exacting humiliating performances from or playing rough practical jokes upon.
Origin: Perhaps from obsolete haze, to frighten, from obsolete French haser, to annoy, from Old French.
- hazˈer noun