- to surround with fog
- to make confused, vague, or less clear
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
be•fog (bi fog′, -fôg′),USA pronunciation v.t., -fogged, -fog•ging.
- to envelop in fog or obscurity;
becloud:Low-hanging clouds befogged the city.
- to render unclear;
confuse by irrelevancies or distractions:Petty differences befogged the legislators' task.
- be- + fog1 1595–1605
- 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . confound, blur, muddle, obfuscate.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
befog /bɪˈfɒɡ/ vb ( -fogs, -fogging, -fogged)(transitive)
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