[muhg-ee] /ˈmʌg i/

adjective, muggier, muggiest.
(of the atmosphere, weather, etc.) oppressively humid; damp and close.
adjective -gier, -giest
(of weather, air, etc) unpleasantly warm and humid

1731, from mugen “to drizzle” (late 14c.), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse mugga “drizzling mist,” possibly from PIE *meug- “slimy, slippery” (see mucus).


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