Definition of boggy in English:


adjectiveboggiest, boggier

  • Too wet and muddy to be easily walked on; marshy.

    ‘the shrub grows naturally in boggy ground’
    • ‘They are actually being used in this country to reclaim swampy, boggy land.’
    • ‘One hole ran along the boggy sides of Brown's Creek.’
    • ‘Times were slow due to very muddy, boggy, wet conditions.’
    • ‘The path is flat but below the spring line, so there are boggy bits for muddy boots, wet zone rushes and grasses and little ponds.’
    • ‘The sections where muddy trails would have cut through boggy ground are now protected by wooden walkways.’
    marshy, swampy, miry, fenny, mucky, muddy, waterlogged, wet, soggy, sodden, squelchy, oozy, slimy
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