adjective (muggier, muggiest)
(Of the weather) unpleasantly warm and humid: it was a hot, very muggy evening
More example sentences
- Came home to warm, muggy weather and, apparently, it rained here at the house.
- Forecasters said the UK would take on a tropical feel, with sticky and muggy weather making conditions unpleasant.
- So it was another late night yesterday, made worse by the very hot muggy weather making it almost impossible to get to sleep even with the fan on number two all night.
- Example sentences
- 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.
Words that rhyme with muggybuggy, druggy, fuggy, puggy
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