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soggy

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒɡi
 
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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.
Synonyms

Origin

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

Derivatives

soggily

1
adverb
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.

sogginess

2
noun
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 soggy

boggy, cloggy, doggy, foggy, froggy, groggy, moggie, smoggy

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