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muggy

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adjective mug·gy \ˈmə-gē\

Simple Definition of muggy

  • : unpleasantly warm and humid

Full Definition of muggy

mug·gi·ermug·gi·est

  1. :  being warm, damp, and close

mug·gi·ness play \ˈmə-gē-nəs\ noun

Examples of muggy

  1. a muggy day in August

  2. It's very muggy out today.



Origin of muggy

English dialect mug drizzle


First Known Use: 1728

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