muggy

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mug·gy

 (mŭg′ē)
adj. mug·gi·er, mug·gi·est
Warm and extremely humid.

[Probably from Middle English mugen, to drizzle; akin to Old Norse mugga, a drizzle.]

mug′gi·ness n.

muggy

(ˈmʌɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
(Physical Geography) (of weather, air, etc) unpleasantly warm and humid
[C18: dialect mug drizzle, probably from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse mugga mist]
ˈmuggily adv
ˈmugginess n

mug•gy

(ˈmʌg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
(of the atmosphere, weather, etc.) oppressively humid; damp and close.
[1725–35; mug to drizzle (< Scandinavian; compare Old Norse mugga mist, drizzle) + -y1]
mug′gi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.muggy - hot or warm and humid; "muggy weather"; "the steamy tropics"; "sticky weather"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

muggy

adjective humid, close, damp, sticky, moist, oppressive, stuffy, sultry, clammy It was muggy and overcast.

muggy

adjective
Damp and warm:
Translations

muggy

[ˈmʌgɪ] ADJ (muggier (compar) (muggiest (superl))) [weather] → bochornoso
it's muggy todayhoy hace bochorno

muggy

[ˈmʌgi] adj [afternoon, day] → lourd(e) et humide
It's muggy today → Il fait lourd et humide aujourd'hui.

muggy

adj (+er)schwül; heatdrückend

muggy

[ˈmʌgɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (weather) → afoso/a
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It is muggier indoors and shifting outdoors might not be a bad option, even though it might not the 'done' thing these days.
It might feel hotter and muggier than usual today with high relative humidity and rising temperatures across the country.