from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Very pleasing; wonderful.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having grooves.
- adj. Set in one's ways.
- adj. Cool, neat, interesting, fashionable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Very pleasant or very enjoyable; marvelous; wonderful; excellent; -- expressing strong approval, usually of enjoyable experiences.
- adj. Very chic.
- adj. same as hip.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of a groove; resembling a groove.
- Hence Figuratively, having a tendency to routine; inclined to a special or narrow course of thought or effort.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very good
- adj. (British informal) very chic
So it actually sounds pretty frickin groovy, to my mind, if I do say so meself.
And it the only reason I still use the word groovy to this day.
I respected Trudeau as a politician but preferred boys my own age, with long hair, torn jeans and a penchant for using the word groovy between bong hits.
There are very few actors approaching 60 who can get away with saying "groovy" - but Bill Nighy is definitely one of them.
Tomorrow from 7am-noon you can pick and stomp grapes at the 12th Annual Harvest and Grape Stomp at Delaney Vineyards in groovy Grapevine (Think Deep Ellum with wineries.
You know I'm a good source for groovy phrases (note the use of the word groovy) ...
My resistance to the groovy is a pretty deep thing, though.
It's cheaper, and it's also not groovy, which is always what does appeal to me.
It is not only that the indigenous profit system must keep seeking fresh fields for investment as well as new consumers, but that the feeling of being an enormous creative matrix implies notions of leadership in every sphere of activity: literature and the arts, science, space, communications; democracy is regarded as an American manufacture along with Diners Club cards, happenings, rock music, and what were once called groovy life styles.
Their style has been variously described as groovy, neo-psychedelic and just plain rock and roll, but the band members don't take the labels too seriously.