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marshy Line breaks: marshy
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːʃi/

Definition of marshy in English:

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.
boggy, swampy, muddy, squelchy, soggy, waterlogged, oozy, squashy, miry, fenny;
Scottish & Northern English  mossy
technical paludal, paludine
rare marish, quaggy, uliginous


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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