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.
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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