Definition of boggy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒɡi/

adjective (boggier, boggiest)

Too wet and muddy to be easily walked on; marshy: the shrub grows naturally in boggy ground
More example sentences
  • The path is flat but below the spring line, so there are boggy bits for muddy boots, wet zone rushes and grasses and little ponds.
  • They are actually being used in this country to reclaim swampy, boggy land.
  • Times were slow due to very muddy, boggy, wet conditions.
marshy, swampy, miry, fenny, mucky, muddy, waterlogged, wet, soggy, sodden, squelchy, oozy, slimy;
clogged, spongy, heavy, sloughy, soft, yielding;
Scottish & Northern English  mossy, clarty
technical paludal, uliginose
archaic quaggy



Pronunciation: /ˈbɒɡɪnəs/
Example sentences
  • Along with bogginess of the iris, there is an apparent loss of iris color and normal architecture.
  • The bogginess extended from the knee to 10 cm above the ankle, yet the skin surface appeared normal.
  • We recognize dampness as water retention, bloating and a sense of bogginess in the body.

Words that rhyme with boggy

cloggy, doggy, foggy, froggy, groggy, moggie, smoggy, soggy

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Line breaks: boggy

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