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phlegmy (adj.)

early 15c., fleumi, "caused by an excess of phlegm (the bodily humor);" mid-15c., "sluggish;" from phlegm (q.v.) + -y (2). In reference to mucous or watery discharge by 1540s.

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Definitions of phlegmy

phlegmy (adj.)
characterized by phlegm;
a phlegmy discharge
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