Definition of muggy in English:


Syllabification: mug·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈməgē

adjective (muggier, muggiest)



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  • The weather was beautiful and the sky a crisp blue contrast to the hazy mugginess of previous days.
  • It had been raining steadily for three hours now, and the mugginess that had haunted their steps this morning had been washed and replaced by a somewhat cold day, surprising in Arizona.
  • The mugginess is making them all sweat.


mid 18th century: from dialect mug 'mist, drizzle', from Old Norse mugga.

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