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marsh·y

 (mär′shē)
adj. marsh·i·er, marsh·i·est
1. Of, resembling, or characterized by a marsh or marshes.
2. Growing in marshes.

marsh′i·ness n.

marshy

(ˈmɑːʃɪ)
adj, marshier or marshiest
(Physical Geography) of, involving, or like a marsh
ˈmarshiness n

marsh•y

(ˈmɑr ʃi)

adj. marsh•i•er, marsh•i•est.
1. like a marsh; soft and wet.
2. of or consisting of a marsh.
[1350–1400]
marsh′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.marshy - (of soil) soft and waterymarshy - (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"

marshy

adjective swampy, wet, waterlogged, spongy, boggy, fenny, miry, paludal, quaggy the broad, marshy plain of the river
Translations
مُسْتَنْقَعي، سَبْخي
bažinatý
ingoványosláposmocsarasmocsáriposványos
mÿrlendur
batakbataklığa ait

marshy

[ˈmɑːʃɪ] ADJ (marshier (compar) (marshiest (superl))) → pantanoso

marshy

[ˈmɑːrʃi] adjmarécageux/euse

marshy

adj (+er)sumpfig; a marshy districtein Sumpfgebiet nt

marshy

[ˈmɑːʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → paludoso/a

marsh

(maːʃ) noun
(an area of) soft wet land. The heavy rainfall turned the land into a marsh.
ˈmarshy adjective
ˈmarshiness noun
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Under attack from snow, bitter winds and disease, many thousands of workers died in the construction of St Petersburg, the city that Peter the Great founded on one of Russia's marshiest and most inhospitable sites.