Definition of muggy
: being warm, damp, and close
mugginessplay \ˈmə-gē-nəs\ noun
Examples of muggy in a Sentence
a muggy day in August
It's very muggy out today.
Recent Examples of muggy from the Web
Younger, fresher wines are simply better-suited to summer situations – not just muggy weather, but drinking by daylight and taking meals outdoors.
FORECAST IN DETAIL After a stretch of hot and muggy weather, conditions are beginning to change today.
Sunshine and low humidity are the main headlines today and tomorrow before muggier conditions ooze back into the area Thursday and Friday.
By 8:25pm local time, six adjacent soccer fields had been filled with demonstrators braving the hot and muggy weather.
More warm and muggy weather is in the forecast again today, with rain chances increasing over the weekend.
In Italy, unseasonably hot and muggy temperatures have attracted fruit flies and bacteria, damaging groves.
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Origin and Etymology of muggy
English dialect mug drizzle
First Known Use: 1728See Words from the same year
MUGGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of muggy for English Language Learners
: unpleasantly warm and humid
MUGGY Defined for Kids
Definition of muggy for Students
: being very warm and humid muggy weather
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