groovy

adjective \ ˈgrü-vē \
Updated on: 29 Dec 2017

Definition of groovy

groovier; grooviest
1 : marvelous, wonderful, excellent
  • felt that this poetry was … enjoyable, not to mention groovy
  • —R. M. Muccigrosso
2 : hip, trendy
  • a younger and groovier audience
  • —Robert MacKenzie

Examples of groovy in a Sentence

  1. a great movie with groovy special effects

  2. old college buddies fondly recalling the days when bell-bottom jeans were about the grooviest thing around

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First Known Use of groovy

circa 1937


GROOVY Defined for English Language Learners

groovy

adjective

Definition of groovy for English Language Learners

  • : very good and enjoyable



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