Definition of soggy in English:
adjective (soggier, soggiest)
Very wet and soft: we squelched through the soggy ground
More example sentences
- Both of them make great soup; and you must be here on a soggy afternoon to know how valuable a good bowl of steaming soup is.
- The soggy firewood was gathered, tents put up, and a line strung between trees to hang the wet gear to dry.
- The sodden rocket would not ignite and his soggy parachute failed to open.
soft and wet, mushy, squashy, pulpy, pappy, slushy, sloppy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, semi-liquid, over-moist;
soaking, soaked, soaked through, wet through, saturated, drenched, sopping (wet), dripping (wet), wringing (wet)
informal gooey, gloopy
British informal squidgy
rare quaggy, pulpous
Early 18th century (in the sense 'boggy'): from dialect sog 'a swamp' + -y1.
- Example sentences
- The waffle-ice cream nexus has a sublime moment of perfection before the ice cream melts and before the waffle cools and the crust soggily succumbs to the pooling glacé.
- Erin deflated to his normal self and fell soggily to the floor.
- Gilly glowered soggily at him from behind the overflowing basin, wielding a large sponge and a rather nasty-looking scrub brush.
- Example sentences
- Pastry appears again beneath the milk chocolate tart, and it is flawless, flaky and fresh, without a hint of the sogginess of almost every other restaurant tart shell.
- The simple bun does its duty, holding up well and resisting sogginess.
- Steaming or boiling takes around the same time, and boiled broccoli should be carefully drained to avoid sogginess.
Words that rhyme with soggyboggy, cloggy, doggy, foggy, froggy, groggy, moggie, smoggy
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