Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 01/15/19 Mulligrubs

Mulligrubs (noun)
mulligrubs [muhl-i-gruhbz]

noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Southern U.S.
1. ill temper; colic; grumpiness.

Related Words for mulligrubs
blues, despair, despondency, dumps, funk, gloom, melancholy, unhappiness, blahs, mulligrubs

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Origin: 1590–1600; earlier mulligrums, apparently alteration of megrims

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