Smoggy vs Vaporous - What's the difference?
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Smoggy is a related term of vaporous.
As adjectives the difference between smoggy and vaporous
is that smoggy
is having smog while vaporous
is relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.
(Northern England, Geordie, Northumbria, pejorative) A person from Middlesbrough.
Originally considered to be offensive, but more recently has been adopted by the people of Middlesbrough when referring to themselves and in this context is no longer considered offensive.
English informal demonyms
Relating to vapour; misty, foggy, obscure, insubstantial.
* 1594, William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
* 1605, Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning
- O hateful, vaporous , and foggy night!
- So whosoever shall entertain high and vaporous imaginations, instead of a laborious and sober inquiry of truth, shall beget hopes and beliefs of strange and impossible shapes.