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logy

Syllabification: lo·gy
Pronunciation: /ˈlōɡē
 
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Definition of logy in English:

adjective (logier, logiest)

North American
Dull and heavy in motion or thought; sluggish.
Example sentences
  • Perhaps the logy staging and heavy costumes are meant to represent the Austrian oppression of Switzerland.
  • Lured too soon from its winter sleeping berth - a hole or crack somewhere in the old window's workings - the logy brown wasp staggers across the outer pane of glass.
  • Starting at a climax and retreating from there, a logy middle section evaporates into a yawning abyss exactly five minutes wide.

Origin

mid 19th century: of uncertain origin; compare with Dutch log 'heavy, dull'.

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