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groovy

[ groo-vee ]
/ ˈgru vi /
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adjective, groov·i·er, groov·i·est.
Slang. highly stimulating or attractive; excellent: groovy music; a groovy car.
inclined to follow a fixed routine.
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Origin of groovy

First recorded in 1850–55; groove + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for groovy

groovy
/ (ˈɡruːvɪ) /

adjective groovier or grooviest
slang, often jocular attractive, fashionable, or exciting
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