the foggiest

the foggiest

A basic, vague, or rudimentary knowledge or understanding (about something). Often used in negative constructions. A: "Do you know where the car keys are?" B: "I haven't the foggiest. Sorry." Do you have the foggiest how much this mistake is going to cost the company? Even though I could speak a little Japanese, I could only pretend to have the foggiest what the woman was talking about.
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the foggiest (idea)

Knowledge or understanding of something. Typically used in the negative to show that one does not know something. He does not have the foggiest idea how hard it is to run a business. Where are your keys? I haven't the foggiest.
See also: foggy

the foggiest

verb
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Despite what they thought, the police and the child's revenge-seeking mum, Anna Dean (Kelly Macdonald), didn't actually have the foggiest. The police's lack of knowledge (this was seen through the eyes of DI Steven Grover, played by John Hannah) was especially baffling.
You already know anti-2A stuff gets my goat; the leftist media, opportunistic politicians and all those "activitists" who don't have the foggiest understanding of the stuff they re protesting.
'The German high admiral.' 'Oh, of course.' She hadn't the foggiest what he was talking about.
One of the foggiest days in recent history, December 23, 2017 saw significant disruption to flights and passenger journeys, with 105 flights being delayed across T1,T2 and T3.
Marc, who writes 13,500 clues per year and has created 30,000 puzzles, has promised the first 10 people to crack the crossword a free copy of his new book, The Foggiest Notion.
Marc, who writes 13,500 clues per year and has created 30,000 puzzles, has promised the first 10 people to crack the clues a free copy of his new book, The Foggiest Notion.
Director Peter Hall reputedly told his cast: "I haven't really the foggiest idea what some of it means - but if we stop and discuss every line we'll never open." Peter Bull, who played Pozzo, later said "waves of hostility came whirling over the footlights and the mass exodus, which was to form such a feature of the run of the piece, started quite soon after the curtain had risen".
By Andrew Amsan in New Delhi WHEN race walker K Ganapathi joined the Army back in 2008, he did not have the foggiest idea about the discipline in which he would go on to become a contender for an Olympic berth.
You know what I'm talking about?" Not the foggiest.
When they're not getting a 10% pay rise it appears some of our elected elite don't have the foggiest about what goes on in the real world.
She and her comrades are put where they are to carry out our bidding, how can they do that if they haven't got the foggiest idea what the council tax paying people of this city want?
He has expressed his frustration, saying he "hasn't got the foggiest" what he is doing wrong.
From the evidence so far surfacing ("Building contracts rigged; ExMakati official: That's our practice," News, 9/5/14), he is now perceived as either shamelessly corrupt himself (if he knew about and profited from the anomalies) or grossly and unpardonably incompetent as an executive officer (if he didn't have the foggiest idea his officials were ripping off the residents of Makati).
an episode behind) and haven't really the foggiest idea what is going on...
LADY GAGA'S GUY VIDEO DOES anyone have the foggiest idea what is going on in it?