- The definition of muggy is hot, humid, sticky weather.
A 90 degree day with 90 percent humidity is an example of a muggy day.
Warm and extremely humid.
Origin of muggyProbably from Middle English mugen, to drizzle; akin to Old Norse mugga, a drizzle.
(comparative muggier, superlative muggiest)
From Old Norse mugga (“drizzle, mist").