Sunday, December 09, 2012
Definitions for mulligrubs
- Ill temper; colic; grumpiness.
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Citations for mulligrubs
"That's a comfortable place to be." The barber chuckled. "You're a philosopher, sir, a philosopher." "I am, but I'm a blue one. I have the blue mulligrubs."
Right Rosa Solis, as ever washed mulligrubs out of a moody brain!
Origin of mulligrubs
This fanciful formation was developed in 1599 as a synonym for 'a fit of the blues' and an alteration of megrims.