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[blur-ee] /ˈblɜr i/
adjective, blurrier, blurriest.
blurred; indistinct.
Origin of blurry
blur + -y1
Related forms
blurrily, adverb
blurriness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The snow and mud in the yard below him showed a tangle of blurry tracks enlarged by yesterday's melting.

    Wilderness of Spring Edgar Pangborn
  • She was so pitifully inclined toward Sophie that her eyes were blurry.

    Find the Woman Arthur Somers Roche
  • That white spot—that is a little furry coat—such a little furry coat and getting so far off, and so blurry.

    The Ship Dwellers Albert Bigelow Paine
  • Then Aunt Tilly looked up and her specs were all blurry and wet.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • What's the difference between shouting the odds and shouting the blurry odds?

    The Red Horizon Patrick MacGill
Word Origin and History for blurry

1855, from blur + -y (2). Related: Blurrily; blurriness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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