[ muhl-i-gruhbz ]
/ ˈmʌl ɪˌgrʌbz /
noun (usually used with a plural verb)Southern U.S.
ill temper; grumpiness.
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Origin of mulligrubs
First recorded in 1590–1600; earlier mulligrums, apparently alteration of megrims
Words nearby mulligrubs
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Example sentences from the Web for mulligrubs
Idleness lies in bed sick of the mulligrubs where industry finds health and wealth.Brave Men and Women|O.E. Fuller