What does boggy mean?

boggy meaning in General Dictionary

Consisting of or containing a bog or bogs of nature of a bog swampy as boggy land

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  • (of earth) soft and watery
  • comprising, or containing, a bog or bogs; of the nature of a bog; swampy; as, boggy land.

boggy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1580s, from bog (n.) + -y (2). Associated: Bogginess.


boggy meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) composed of, or containing, a bog or bogs; of this nature of a bog; swampy; because, boggy land.


Sentence Examples with the word boggy

With his horizon all his own, yet he a poor man, born to be poor, with his inherited Irish poverty or poor life, his Adam's grandmother and boggy ways, not to rise in this world, he nor his posterity, till their wading webbed bog-trotting feet get talaria to their heels.

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