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feel groovy

1. slang To feel happy and calm. A: "You look like you're feeling groovy." B: "Well, of course—I've just been sitting by the pool all day."
2. slang To be intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were really feeling groovy! Based on the smell of weed in the air, I bet some people in here are already feeling groovy.
See also: feel, groovy

groovy

1. slang Cool or appealing. Popular in the 1960s and '70s, the term is considered dated and thus is often used humorously, sarcastically, or specifically in reference to something that is (or looks like it could be) from that era. A: "Yikes Mom, those are some, um, groovy drapes!" B: "What, you don't like them?" "Groovy" seems like the only way to describe the aesthetic of the Yellow Submarine movie.
2. slang Intoxicated with drugs or alcohol. Based on the heavy smell of pot smoke in the air, I bet some people around here are feeling groovy tonight.

feel groovy

1. in. to feel really good and mellow. It’s a beautiful day, and I really feel groovy.
2. in. to be alcohol or drug intoxicated. Looks like Kelly is feeling groovy on gin again.
See also: feel, groovy

groovy

1. mod. cool; pleasant. Man, this music is groovy.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. (Drugs.) Three beers and he was a little groovy.
3. mod. out-of-date; passé. (California.) Oh, how groovy!
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If the colours were groovier, like the silver caravans you see in the States, it would be a completely different story.
Instead, taking a cue from Miles Davis in his groovier late '60s, early '70s period, her larger role with Spirit Music Jamia is that of bandleader and composer, coordinating and showcasing an all-star cast of musicians and vocalists playing what she terms "spiritual groove music.
These new Sloggi Fun hipster styles are a lot groovier than the norm and are surprisingly comfortable as only Sloggi's can be.
or, as Heywood and Drake further elaborate, postfeminism is "a groovier alternative to an over-and-done feminist movement" (1).
Polls are showing that it's not just that Canadians are becoming more forward-looking and groovier, it's also that the United States is lurching backward, retrenching into more conservative values.
So instead of getting to the next level of actions where you can kill even groovier monsters, the idea is that you would just port yourself to the next level of consciousness and meaning-making potential.
For years now the past has been getting cooler, hipper and groovier as Americans revive trends from earlier eras.
Don't get me wrong: the newest drives read legacy media; and nobody should get rid of any storage system that works just because something newer and groovier has come along.
He said: ''We are going to be groovier than groovy.
My sticky steak and beetroot salad was one of the groovier options on an unchallenging greatest hits menu.
House, from groovier underground stuff to big room floor fillers.
For Poole's take on the freedoms to emerge since then, see "Groovier and Groovier," page 14; also, consult Veronique de Rugy's "Are You Better off Than You Were 40 Years Ago?