Definition of marshy in English:

marshy

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːʃi
 
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adjective (marshier, marshiest)

  • Characteristic of or resembling a marsh; waterlogged: the marshy ground towards the sea
    More example sentences
    • In the summer, they breed on marshy, lowland tundra at the northern limits of the boreal forest.
    • They nest in the low Arctic, on tundra ponds with marshy shores and bogs.
    • It was a large, indoor school that sat upon a sandy island surrounded by marshy swampland.
    Synonyms
    boggy, swampy, muddy, squelchy, soggy, waterlogged, oozy, squashy, miry, fenny; Scottish & Northern English mossy
    technical paludal, paludine
    rare marish, quaggy, uliginous

Derivatives

marshiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Various features including circular and curvilear features on ground that is level with tendency to marshiness.
  • From what it sounded like, the trees fell, and over several summers sank into the mushy tundra marshiness.
  • Because of its marshiness and flat topography, Savannah is prone to flooding.

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