Definition of groovy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡro͞ovē/

adjective (groovier, grooviest)

informal, dated or humorous
1Fashionable and exciting: sporting a groovy new haircut
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  • It's the catwalk of British gardening, and just as groovy as any fashion show.
  • Her shop is small, neat and full of bags which cleverly walk the line between smart and groovy.
  • It was cool, it was trendy, it was entirely groovy.
1.1Enjoyable and excellent: he played all the remarkably groovy guitar parts himself
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  • The standard of the show did not drop as he took the stage next and had fans clapping to his groovy voice and strong lyrics.
  • They have a very slick website, very groovy posters and a spanking new CD, yet last night was only their 3rd gig.
  • Best of all by far was having lunch with the eternally groovy and wonderful Kate, as she took a brief moment out of her hectic homehunting schedule.



Pronunciation: /-vəlē/
Example sentences
  • Ambitious enough to want to push the envelope (though they'd probably settle for shedding their cardiganed cosiness) and rich enough to see it through, they have enlisted a crew of groovily obscure collaborators to update things.
  • Sadly, drivers don't have to undergo an annual test and so there may be some groovily roadworthy cars on the road, but driven by complete imbeciles.
  • The plane trip back was cool - had a window seat and watched the sun set behind the most groovily layered and coloured clouds.


Example sentences
  • The album from which it came bored me slightly, but all the remix CDs are fabulous, and this one contains more concentrated grooviness than 99% of most remix discs.
  • King's Road used to be one of the most thrilling streets in London and its glorious grooviness required that you walk it with a swagger or a strut.
  • For the first 40 or so minutes they played rock song after rock song, bathing the sitting and standing crowd in David's signature rock grooviness.

Words that rhyme with groovy


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Syllabification: groov·y

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