muggy(redirected from muggier)
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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.]
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]
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]
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|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"