Translation of "quagmire" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪər/ us /ˈkwæɡ.maɪr/

an area of soft, wet ground that you sink into if you try to walk on it

At the end of the game, the pitch was a real quagmire.

a difficult and dangerous situation

Since the coup, the country has sunk deeper into a quagmire of violence and lawlessness.

(Translation of “quagmire” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)