- Slang. highly stimulating or attractive; excellent: groovy music; a groovy car.
- inclined to follow a fixed routine.
Origin of groovy
Examples from the Web for groovy
These doctors make “conscious uncoupling” sound so groovy that actually being together begins to seem a little dowdy and dull.Seriously Gwyneth? WTF Is ‘Conscious Uncoupling’?
March 27, 2014
Groovy, catchy, and refreshingly simple, it may be Gaga's most straightforward pop song yet.Lady Gaga and R. Kelly’s ‘Do What U Want’ Is Pure Pop Heaven
October 21, 2013
No longer do the authors proclaim, “We must destroy the myth that we have to be groovy, free chicks.”The Sex Book That Hit the Spot
September 30, 2011
- slang, often jocular attractive, fashionable, or exciting
Word Origin and History for groovy
1853 in literal sense of "pertaining to a groove," from groove (n.) + -y (2). Slang sense of "first-rate, excellent" is 1937, American English, from jazz slang phrase in the groove (1932) "performing well (without grandstanding.)" As teen slang for "wonderful," it dates from c.1941; popularized 1960s, out of currency by 1980. Related: Grooviness.