groggy definition

  • adjective:
    • Unsteady and dazed; shaky.
    • Slowed or weakened, as by drink, sleepiness, etc.
    • Overcome with grog; tipsy; unsteady from the legs.
    • Weakened in a fight in order to stagger; -- stated of pugilists.
    • Moving in a hobbling manner, due to ten der foot; -- stated of a horse.
    • stunned or confused and sluggish to react (as from hits or drunkenness or fatigue)
  • others:
    • Overcome with grog, so as to stagger or stumble; tipsy.
    • Hence In farriery, transferring an uneasy, hobbling manner, owing to pain for the foot: said particularly of a horse that holds wholly on its pumps.
    • In pugilism, acting or moving like a guy overcome with grog; stupefied and staggering from blows and exhaustion.

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