verb (used with object), blurred, blurring.
to obscure or sully (something) by smearing or with a smeary substance: The windows were blurred with soot.
to obscure by making confused in form or outline; make indistinct: The fog blurred the outline of the car.
to dim the perception or susceptibility of; make dull or insensible: The blow on the head blurred his senses.
verb (used without object), blurred, blurring.
to become indistinct: Everything blurred as she ran.
a smudge or smear that obscures: a blur of smoke.
a blurred condition; indistinctness: They could see nothing in the foggy blur.
something seen indistinctly: The ship appeared as a blur against the horizon.
Origin: 1540–50; Related forms
akin to blear
blurredly /ˈblɜrɪdli, ˈblɜrd-/ [blur-id-lee, blurd-] Show IPA , adverb
2. cloud, dim, darken, veil, mask.