Blurry vs Blurred - What's the difference?

blurry | blurred |


As adjectives the difference between blurry and blurred

is that blurry is not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges while blurred is out of focus; partially obscured; smudged.

As a verb blurred is

past tense of blur.

blurry

English

Adjective

(er)
  • (of an image) Not clear, crisp, or focused; having fuzzy edges.
  • If I take off my glasses, everything close up looks blurry .
  • (figuratively) not clear, not with well-defined boundaries.
  • It would seem that the line between flirting and sexual harrassment has become quite blurry.

    Derived terms

    * blurriness

    blurred

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Out of focus; partially obscured; smudged.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (blur)
  • See also

    * blurry