adjective, groggier, groggiest.
staggering, as from exhaustion or blows: a boxer groggy from his opponent's hard left jab.
dazed and weakened, as from lack of sleep: Late nights always make me groggy the next morning.
Archaic. drunk; intoxicated.

1760–70; grog + -y1

groggily, adverb
grogginess, noun

2. sluggish, lethargic; woozy, dopey. Unabridged
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groggy (ˈɡrɒɡɪ)
adj , -gier, -giest
1.  dazed or staggering, as from exhaustion, blows, or drunkenness
2.  faint or weak

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Word Origin & History

1770, "drunk," from grog + -y (2). Non-alcoholic meaning "shaky, tottering" is from 1832, originally from the fight ring.
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Example sentences
He looked groggy as he walked gingerly to the dugout and then to the clubhouse
  to get examined.
About three feet from me was a lobster on display, on a bed of ice, too groggy
  to escape.
Maybe, but there are good reasons why the groggy greenback may stay on its feet.
Once awakened, groggy concertgoers are escorted to the door.
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