Groggy meaning

grŏgē
Unsteady and dazed; shaky.
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Sluggish or dull, as from lack of sleep.
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Drunk; intoxicated.
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Shaky or dizzy, as from a blow.
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Slowed or weakened, as by drink, sleepiness, etc.

The medicine made him groggy and irritable.

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The definition of groggy is a state of being out-of-it or dazed due to being sick or tired.

If you've just gotten off of a 10-hour plane trip and you've been awake all night, this is an example of when you would be described as groggy.

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Origin of groggy

  • From grog

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • grog +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary