groggy Adj "betrunken, angeschlagen" std. vulg. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. groggy zu Grog. Also etwa "von (zu viel) Grog beeinträchtigt".
   Ebenso nndl. groggy, nfrz. groggy, nschw. groggy, nisl. groggađur.
Rey-Debove/Gagnon (1988), 365;
Carstensen 2 (1994), 596. englisch e.

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