boggy

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bog

 (bôg, bŏg)
n.
1.
a. An area having a wet, spongy, acidic substrate composed chiefly of sphagnum moss and peat in which characteristic shrubs and herbs and sometimes trees usually grow.
b. Any of certain other wetland areas, such as a fen, having a peat substrate. Also called peat bog.
2. An area of soft, naturally waterlogged ground.
3. Chiefly British Slang A restroom or toilet.
v. bogged, bog·ging, bogs
v.tr.
1. To cause to sink in a bog: The bus got bogged down in the muddy road.
2. To hinder or slow: The project got bogged down in haggling about procedures.
v.intr.
To be hindered and slowed.

[Irish Gaelic bogach, from bog, soft; see bheug- in Indo-European roots.]

bog′gi·ness n.
bog′gy adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.boggy - (of soil) soft and wateryboggy - (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

boggy

adjective marshy, muddy, waterlogged, spongy, swampy, soft, yielding, fenny, oozy, miry, quaggy a green patch at the far end of a boggy field
Translations
مُسْتَنْقَعي، سَبَخ
bahnitýmočálovitý
mÿrlendur

boggy

[ˈbɒgɪ] ADJ (boggier (compar) (boggiest (superl))) → pantanoso

boggy

[ˈbɒgi] adj [ground] → marécageux/euse

boggy

adj (+er) groundsumpfig, morastig

boggy

[ˈbɒgɪ] adjpaludoso/a

bog

(bog) noun
very wet ground; marsh.
ˈboggy adjective
boggy ground.
be bogged down
to be hindered in movement; to be prevented from making progress. The tractor is bogged down in the mud.