Definition of waterlogged in English:


Line breaks: water|logged
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtəlɒɡd


Saturated with or full of water: parts of the racecourse were waterlogged
More example sentences
  • When the rope got waterlogged, they lugged more of the heavy framed canvases up the stairs.
  • Slurry must not be spread on waterlogged or frozen soils or if heavy rain is forecast within 48 hours.
  • Police believe the car may have aquaplaned on the waterlogged motorway because of the heavy rain.


mid 18th century: past participle of the verb waterlog 'make (a ship) unmanageable by flooding', from water + the verb log1.

Definition of waterlogged in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace