swampy

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swamp

 (swŏmp, swômp)
n.
1.
a. An area of low-lying land that is frequently flooded, especially one dominated by woody plants.
b. A lowland region saturated with water.
2. A situation or place fraught with difficulties and imponderables: a financial swamp.
v. swamped, swamp·ing, swamps
v.tr.
1. To drench in or cover with or as if with water.
2. To inundate or burden; overwhelm: She was swamped with work.
3. Nautical To fill (a ship or boat) with water to the point of sinking it.
v.intr.
To become full of water or sink.

[Perhaps of Low German origin .]

swamp′i·ness n.
swamp′y adj.

swamp•y

(ˈswɒm pi)

adj. swamp•i•er, swamp•i•est.
of the nature of or abounding in swamps.
[1640–50]
swamp′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.swampy - (of soil) soft and wateryswampy - (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"

swampy

adjective boggy, waterlogged, marshy, wet, fenny, miry, quaggy, marish (obsolete) the swampy lowlands of southern Tuscany
Translations
مُسْتَنْقَعي
bažinatý
blaut-/mÿrlendur

swampy

[ˈswɒmpɪ] ADJpantanoso, cenagoso

swampy

[ˈswɒmpi] adjmarécageux/euse

swampy

adj (+er)sumpfig; to become swampyversumpfen

swampy

[ˈswɒmpɪ] adjpaludoso/a

swamp

(swomp) noun
(an area of) wet, marshy ground. These trees grow best in swamp(s).
verb
to cover or fill with water. A great wave swamped the deck.
ˈswampy adjective
(of land) covered with swamp; marshy.
ˈswampiness noun