\ ˈgrü-vē How to pronounce groovy (audio) \
groovier; grooviest

Definition of groovy

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

a great movie with groovy special effects old college buddies fondly recalling the days when bell-bottom jeans were about the grooviest thing around
Recent Examples on the Web Tying together the scene is a groovy, upbeat instrumental that keeps the video in motion, through IDK’s dance moves and the quick cuts of the editing. Tomas Miriti Pacheco, SPIN, 3 June 2022 The De-Yan–designed By Far interior is groovy with curved textured walls, a retro conversation pit, some charming yellow beams, and walls and walls of accessories, shoes, and bags of course. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 1 June 2022 The killer set had everyone dancing hard and was a groovy, essential techno history lesson for all lovers of the genre. Ana Monroy Yglesias, Billboard, 2 June 2022 For fun, add an antacid tablet, and bubbles start to flow all around like a groovy lava lamp. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 1 June 2022 The groovy pizza chain began when two Georgia Tech students and a University of Georgia student opened a pizzeria on Spring Street. AccessAtlanta, 31 May 2022 Just across the street, sister hotel Seabird is all nautical charm and cheery reds, blues and yellows as opposed to Mission Pacific’s groovy earth tones. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 27 May 2022 If your design tastes run more eclectic, Anthropologie has some doorbuster deals on groovy tables and sofas. Christian Gollayan, Men's Health, 26 May 2022 Have a groovy night by taking it back the '70s with this peace-bearing Hippie costume. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 24 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of groovy

circa 1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of groovy was circa 1937

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29 Jun 2022

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“Groovy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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