Definition of soggy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒgi

adjective (soggier, soggiest)



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  • 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.


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  • 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.


early 18th century (in the sense 'boggy'): from dialect sog 'a swamp' + -y1.

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