haze noun

ADJ. thick a thick haze of smoke | faint, thin The sun now had a faint golden haze around it. | shimmering | heat A heat haze shimmered above the fields.

HAZE + VERB hang, shimmer In the evenings a blue haze hung in the valleys.

PREP. in a/the ~ Meetings are always conducted in a haze of cigarette smoke. | through a/the ~ He watched the world through a haze of tobacco smoke.