Synonyms for fog

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : fog, fawg
Phonetic Transcription : fɒg, fɔg

Top 10 synonyms for fog Other synonyms for the word fog

Définition of fog

Origin :
  • "thick, obscuring mist," 1540s, probably from a Scandinavian source akin to Danish fog "spray, shower, snowdrift," Old Norse fok "snow flurry," fjuk "snow storm." Cf. also Old English fuht, Dutch vocht, German Feucht "moist." Figurative phrase in a fog "at a loss what to do" first recorded c.1600.
  • noun heavy mist that reduces visibility
  • noun mental unclarity
  • verb muddle, obscure
Example sentences :
  • The frolic with the child seemed to have blown away a fog from between them.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Meantime a white film of fog spread down the bay from the northward.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • He had seen something like a heavy flash of lightning in the fog.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Major Jelles looked meditatively at me, through his fog of smoke.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • Then he asked me, still at the window, "What's that fog doing now?"
  • Extract from : « Questionable Shapes » by William Dean Howells
  • A grey dusky morning, enveloped in fog, succeeded to the fine night.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • This fog, indeed, blows across Holland nearly the whole winter.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • They stood for a moment like disembodied spirits, creatures of the night and the fog.
  • Extract from : « The Inn at the Red Oak » by Latta Griswold
  • The fog had lifted, the sun blazed forth in unclouded majesty.
  • Extract from : « Slaves of Mercury » by Nat Schachner
  • The celestial city lies behind that fog—doesn't it, Christiana?'
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald

Antonyms for fog

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