What is another word for muggy?

98 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈʌɡi], [ mˈʌɡi], [ m_ˈʌ_ɡ_i]

Looking for synonyms for "muggy"? Here are some options to describe a hot and humid weather: sticky, clammy, sultry, oppressive, stifling, close, humid, hot, sweltering, roasting, torrid, boiling, fiery, baking, scorching, sizzling, burning, searing, blazing, torrid, tropical, subtropical, and jungle-like. All of these words share a common idea of air that is heavy with moisture, making it difficult to breathe and perspiring excessively. Whether you're writing about summer weather or describing a character's physical sensations on a hot day, these synonyms will help you add variety and vivid imagery to your story.

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What are the hypernyms for Muggy?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for muggy?

Muggy is a word that describes warm and humid weather, but what are the antonyms for this word? The opposite of muggy would be a clear, dry, and cool climate. If the temperature and humidity are low, the weather would be pleasant and comfortable. Other antonyms for muggy include crisp, fresh, and invigorating. A cool breeze or a light drizzle could also bring relief from muggy conditions. In addition to weather, muggy can also refer to a stuffy or oppressive atmosphere. The antonyms for this meaning would be refreshing, invigorating, and stimulating. Overall, the opposite of muggy would be something that feels free of humidity, comfortable, and energizing.

What are the antonyms for Muggy?

Usage examples for Muggy

It was muggy and wet-characteristic of that winter-as Stephen pushed through the drays on the slippery levee to the landing.
"The Crisis, Volume 6"
Winston Churchill
muggy and misty days do occur here, it is true; but though the natives tell me that this month of March has been exceptionally unpleasant, the prevailing impression I have received is that of a lofty and radiant vault of sky, with keen, sweet, limpid air that one drank in eagerly, like sparkling wine.
"America To-day, Observations and Reflections"
William Archer
It had begun-his admiration-on his first night in the hospital, when he lay a bandaged mummy, racked with pain, a mounting fever adding its torments to the closeness of a muggy, tropical night.
"The Locusts' Years"
Mary Helen Fee

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