groggily, adv.grogginess, n.
/grog"ee/, adj., groggier, groggiest.
1. staggering, as from exhaustion or blows: a boxer groggy from his opponent's hard left jab.
2. dazed and weakened, as from lack of sleep: Late nights always make me groggy the next morning.
3. Archaic. drunk; intoxicated.
[1760-70; GROG + -Y1]
Syn. 2. sluggish, lethargic; woozy, dopey.

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  • groggy — adj. invar. (Despre boxeri) Care a pierdut controlul luptei pentru câteva momente în urma loviturilor primite; p. gener. (despre sportivi sau echipe sportive) care este net dominat de adversar. [pr.: gróghi] – cuv. engl. Trimis de gall,… …   Dicționar Român

  • groggy — Adj betrunken, angeschlagen std. vulg. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. groggy zu Grog. Also etwa von (zu viel) Grog beeinträchtigt .    Ebenso nndl. groggy, nfrz. groggy, nschw. groggy, nisl. groggađur. ✎ Rey Debove/Gagnon (1988), 365;… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Groggy — Grog gy, a. 1. Overcome with grog; tipsy; unsteady on the legs. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] 2. Weakened in a fight so as to stagger; said of pugilists. [Cant or Slang] [1913 Webster] 3. (Man.) Moving in a hobbling manner, owing to ten der feet; said …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • groggy — / grɔgi/, it. / grɔg:i/ agg. ingl. [propr. ubriaco , der. di grog ]. 1. (sport.) [detto del pugile che, a seguito dei colpi ricevuti, non è più in grado di combattere] ▶◀ stordito, suonato. 2. (estens.) [di persona, che non si regge in piedi… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • groggy — → grogui …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • groggy — 1770, drunk, from GROG (Cf. grog) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Non alcoholic meaning shaky, tottering is from 1832, originally from the fight ring. Related: Groggily; grogginess …   Etymology dictionary

  • groggy — /ˈɡrɔɡɡi, ingl. ˈɡrɑɡi/ [lett. «ubriaco», agg. di grog] agg. inv. (pugilato) stordito, suonato, bollito, cotto …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • groggy — [adj] dizzy, stunned befuddled, confused, dazed, dopey*, drunken, faint, hazy, out of it*, punch drunk*, punchy*, reeling, shaky, slaphappy*, staggering, stupefied, swaying, tired, unsteady, weak, whirling, wobbly, woozy*; concept 314 Ant. clear …   New thesaurus

  • groggy — ► ADJECTIVE (groggier, groggiest) ▪ dazed and unsteady after intoxication, sleep, etc. DERIVATIVES groggily adverb grogginess noun …   English terms dictionary

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