groggy

adjective grog·gy \ ˈgrä-gē \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of groggy

groggier; groggiest
: weak and unsteady on the feet or in action

groggily

play \ˈgrä-gə-lē\ adverb

grogginess

play \ˈgrä-gē-nəs\ noun

Examples of groggy in a Sentence

  1. I'm still a little groggy from my nap.

  2. The medicine sometimes makes patients groggy.

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Origin and Etymology of groggy

grog


GROGGY Defined for English Language Learners

groggy

adjective

Definition of groggy for English Language Learners

  • : not able to think or move normally because of being tired, sick, etc.


GROGGY Defined for Kids

groggy

adjective grog·gy \ ˈgrä-gē \

Definition of groggy for Students

groggier; groggiest
: weak, dazed, and unsteady
  • The medicine made me groggy.


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