Definition of boggy in English:



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

    ‘the shrub grows naturally in boggy ground’
    • ‘The sections where muddy trails would have cut through boggy ground are now protected by wooden walkways.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They are actually being used in this country to reclaim swampy, boggy land.’
    • ‘Times were slow due to very muddy, boggy, wet conditions.’
    • ‘One hole ran along the boggy sides of Brown's Creek.’
    marshy, swampy, miry, fenny, mucky, muddy, waterlogged, wet, soggy, sodden, squelchy, oozy, slimy
    clogged, spongy, heavy, sloughy, soft, yielding
    mossy, clarty
    paludal, uliginose
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