Antonyms for muggy

Grammar : Adj
Spell : muhg-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌg i

Definition of muggy

Origin :
  • 1731, from mugen "to drizzle" (late 14c.), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse mugga "drizzling mist," possibly from PIE *meug- "slimy, slippery" (see mucus).
  • adj humid
Example sentences :
  • Sunday was a cloudy, warm day, "muggy," so Captain Zeb described it.
  • Extract from : « Keziah Coffin » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was an intensely hot, muggy night, and the mosquitoes were thick.
  • Extract from : « The Wreck of the Titan » by Morgan Robertson
  • It was a hot, muggy, August afternoon—Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
  • Extract from : « The Circuit Riders » by R. C. FitzPatrick
  • I have heard it complained of as being rather wet and muggy.
  • Extract from : « Handbook to the new Gold-fields » by R. M. Ballantyne
  • It was a damp, muggy January evening when I journeyed to this suburban retreat.
  • Extract from : « Mystic London: » by Charles Maurice Davies
  • Sunlight will never get through that muggy thick atmosphere!
  • Extract from : « Creatures of the Abyss » by Murray Leinster
  • "It's getting too muggy to ride—or I'm getting too fat," he said, and patted his paunch.
  • Extract from : « When the Owl Cries » by Paul Bartlett
  • Then they squeezed the water all out of it so it was kind of damp and muggy like.
  • Extract from : « Roy Blakeley's Motor Caravan » by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • It had been sultry, the first of a long series of sticky, muggy days.
  • Extract from : « Angel Island » by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • The day was hot and muggy, and the atmosphere very oppressive.
  • Extract from : « Wanderings in India » by John Lang

Synonyms for muggy

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