Definition of “boggy” - English Dictionary


“boggy” in English

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uk /ˈbɒɡ.i/ us /ˈbɑː.ɡi/

Examples from literature

  • All these places were boggy and impassable for horses. 
  • Before them lay a grassy boggy slope curling gently upwards between higher rockier slopes. 
  • It is herbaceous and perennial, and loves boggy situations. 
  • It was a zigzag trail, rough, boggy, and steep in places. 
  • The ground had become very boggy from a heavy rain that fell during the day. 

(Definition of “boggy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)