groanworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

groan +‎ -worthy

AdjectiveEdit

groanworthy (comparative more groanworthy, superlative most groanworthy)

  1. Likely to induce groans (as of a poor joke).
    • 2007 June 24, Kelefa Sanneh, “It Takes a Tough Man to Tell a Bad Joke”, in New York Times[1]:
      These groanworthy hits are hardly unprecedented.