mullygrubs

have the mulligrubs

To be sad, unhappy, or miserable. Ben said earlier that his head was hurting—that may be why he has the mulligrubs.
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mulligrubs

1. Sadness, unhappiness, or misery. Ben said earlier that his head was hurting—that may be why he has the mulligrubs.
2. Stomach pains or upset. Try drinking flat ginger ale if you've got the mulligrubs.
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have the mullygrubs

Rur. to feel depressed. She had the mullygrubs because her husband was out of town. Joe had the mullygrubs. We tried to cheer him up.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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