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groggy

[ grog-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF groggy

Synonyms for groggy

  • befuddled
  • confused
  • dazed
  • shaky
  • tired
  • unsteady
  • wobbly
  • woozy
  • dopey
  • drunken
  • faint
  • hazy
  • out of it
  • punch-drunk
  • punchy
  • reeling
  • slaphappy
  • staggering
  • stupefied
  • swaying
  • weak
  • whirling
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Antonyms for groggy

  • clear
  • stable
  • steady
  • unshaky
  • clear-headed
  • cognizant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROGGY

There was a hissing sound, a flash of light, and you got groggy, and went out.

How you would get on afterwards with old Groggy Rowley, I don't know.

Think of that, with the Grasshopper as groggy as a five days old calf!

He was too groggy to say a word, but he comes pretty near winnin' me right there.

Frank Corson was shaking his head slowly like a groggy fighter.

"He's groggy," he heard voices say, and then came the welcome splash of the sponge.

Mallory was groggy with punishment, and the vain effort to foresee her next blow.

He was as weak as a kitten and so groggy on his pins that he could hardly stand up.

In fact, I began to get groggy about the tenth hole that afternoon, so that the pro.

So, all right, he'd give them a groggy boy all set up for their job, whatever it was.

WORD ORIGIN

1770, "drunk," from grog + -y (2). Non-alcoholic meaning "shaky, tottering" is from 1832, originally from the fight ring. Related: Groggily; grogginess.

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