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Wet and soft.‘the sandbags were soggy and split open’figurative ‘the chorus sings powerfully but the interpretation is ultimately soggy’
soft and wet, mushy, squashy, pulpy, pappy, slushy, sloppy, squelchy, squishy, oozy, doughy, semi-liquid, over-moistswampy, marshy, boggy, miry, fennysoaking, soaked, soaked through, wet through, saturated, drenchedgooey, gloopysquidgyquaggy, pulpousView synonyms
- ‘Heavy rainfall over the weekend is keeping fields soggy and tractors idle.’
- ‘Surveyors, trudging barefoot through the mud, stuck flags into the soggy earth marking the city limits.’
- ‘Heavy rains over East London the past two weeks have left the outfield soggy and conditions were soft underfoot.’
- ‘Jason Sorens' dream is off to a better start than the soggy failures of the past.’
- ‘On a very soggy pitch both teams served up some very exciting hurling.’
- ‘Lumpy custard, soggy cabbage and mushy peas are perhaps the most memorable features of school dinners in years gone by.’
- ‘He spun around and crouched low behind the tree, his soggy shoes making squishy sounds.’
- ‘Start the jug swinging and try to insert spoonfuls of soggy cereal into the mouth of the jug while pretending to be a plane.’
- ‘On this night the sky was overcast, the ground soggy from a day's rain and the place mostly deserted.’
- ‘The sodden rocket would not ignite and his soggy parachute failed to open.’
- ‘The soggy firewood was gathered, tents put up, and a line strung between trees to hang the wet gear to dry.’
- ‘More than six inches of rain has drenched an already soggy Los Angeles this holiday weekend.’
- ‘Yes, the ground may still be soggy and it's still cold outside, but you can still garden!’
- ‘If we had learned anything from our earlier soggy adventures, it was to let wetness just happen.’
- ‘At present the very wet conditions are not helping as the clay is soggy.’
- ‘There are neighbourhoods that are still evacuated and a lot of soggy basements.’
- ‘What's left of Hurricane Charley will make it a soggy weekend in the area, as expected.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I glanced sideways and verified that upon the nest of limp lettuce and soggy tomato resided no meatball pattie.’
- ‘The walkways yesterday were a deep, soggy mess that spoiled many a good pair of golf shoes and a lot of clothing.’
Early 18th century (in the sense boggy): from dialect sog a swamp + -y.
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