WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
- staggering, as from exhaustion or blows.
- dazed, as from lack of sleep.
grog•gi•ness, n. [uncountable]
- staggering, as from exhaustion or blows:a boxer groggy from his opponent's hard left jab.
- dazed and weakened, as from lack of sleep:Late nights always make me groggy the next morning.
- grog + -y1 1760–70
- 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . sluggish, lethargic;