blurred blurred  /b ˈlɜrd/


  1. (n) a hazy or indistinct representation
  2. (v) become glassy; lose clear vision
  3. (v) to make less distinct or clear
  4. (v) make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
  5. (v) make a smudge on; soil by smudging
  6. (v) make dim or indistinct
  7. (v) become vague or indistinct
  8. (adj) indistinct or hazy in outline
  9. (adj) unclear in form or expression


Derived Word(s)


  1. Using laser light, he made two transparencies one of the blurred photograph of a microscope, the other of a purposely blurred picture of a spot of light shot by the same camera.
  2. Out went stuffy Victorian parlors; in came sleek, glass-walled structures that blurred the line between indoors and out.
  3. Reading eyes grow blurred, skip words and lines.


  1. Robin Thicke: Blurred Lines Hits Top Spot On Billboard

    Robin Thicke finally will have some sense of authority when he advises contestants on Duets. Having achieved moderate career success prior to his time as a reality television judge, the singer is now proud to call his recently released single Blurred Lines a Billboard number one! While he certainly has seen a fair amount of [...]
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reality TV Magazine

  2. Robin Thicke hits first Billboard No. 1 with 'Blurred Lines'

    By CAROLINE LEE, Robin Thicke has earned his first No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit with "Blurred Lines."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' tops U.S. record chart

    LOS ANGELES, June 13 (UPI) -- Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" featuring T.I. and Pharrell is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, reported.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UPI


  1. "I think it's clear that we have a budgetary situation that bears little resemblance to the rosy projections offered by the administration ...... a vision that is now increasingly blurred," Gordon told NASA Administrator Michael Griffin.
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Bart Gordon Source: Washington Post

  2. The message, Adams says, is: "My opponents may be pressing all your buttons, but I've got a plan. I'm a practical guy. I'm not going to send you out into the world with your eyes blurred with tears."
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: John Adams Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "Its assumption of some security role following the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States has compromised its original purpose and blurred its focus," Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi told business executives and officials at a parallel "CEO summit".
    on Nov 18, 2006 By: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Source: Reuters India

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