groovy

This page is about the slang term groovy.

Meaning: exciting, fashionable, interesting

For example:

  • Did you see Jimmy's groovy new necklace? It looks so cool.

  • The DJ at the club we went to last night played some really groovy tracks.

Note: This word first appeared in the sixties and it was widely-used by young people who were involved in the hippy movement. It went out of fashion in the early seventies, but became popular again early in the twenty-first century.

Quick Quiz:

Pauline thought Ollie's new haircut was pretty groovy. She

a. liked it

b. didn't like it

c. thought it was silly

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Contributor: Matt Errey