haze over


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haze over

1. Literally, to become filled or covered with haze. The sky has been hazed over all afternoon, but at least it hasn't rained.
2. Of eyes, to become filled with tears. Tom's eyes hazed over and his cheeks flushed with anger as he stormed away in a sulk.
3. Of eyes, to become unfocused, as due to boredom or distraction. When her eyes hazed over, I could tell she wasn't paying attention to what I was saying anymore.
4. To become vague, unclear, or confused. My thoughts hazed over, my mind only able to focus on the searing pain in my leg. I have so much stress in my life during the day that I just want my mind to haze over in the evening with some trashy TV and a few beers.
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