- bog ► NOUN 1) an area of soft, wet, muddy ground. 2) Brit. informal a toilet.► VERB (bogged, bogging) 1) (bog down) cause to become stuck; hinder the progress of. 2) (bog in) Austral./NZ informal start a task enthusiastically.DERIVATIVES bogginess noun boggy adjective.ORIGIN Irish or Scottish Gaelic bogach, from bog 'soft' .
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Boggy — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Boggy (Arkansas) Boggy (Georgia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe … Deutsch Wikipedia
Boggy — Bog gy, a. Consisting of, or containing, a bog or bogs; of the nature of a bog; swampy; as, boggy land. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
boggy — (adj.) 1580s, from BOG (Cf. bog) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2) … Etymology dictionary
boggy — UK [ˈbɒɡɪ] / US [ˈbɔɡɪ] adjective Word forms boggy : adjective boggy comparative boggier superlative boggiest boggy ground is always very wet and soft … English dictionary
boggy — bogginess, n. /bog ee, baw gee/, adj., boggier, boggiest. 1. containing or full of bogs: It was difficult walking through the boggy terrain. 2. wet and spongy: The ground is boggy under foot. [1580 90; BOG1 + Y1] * * * … Universalium
boggy — bog|gy [ˈbɔgi US ˈba: ] adj boggy ground is wet and muddy →↑bog ▪ a boggy patch at the edge of the field … Dictionary of contemporary English
boggy — adjective boggy ground is wet and muddy: There was a boggy patch at the edge of the field … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
boggy — adjective Having the qualities of a bog; i.e. dank, squishy, muddy, and full of water and rotting vegetation. The edge of the woods led out onto a noisome, boggy fen, a paradise for mosquitos and small frogs. Syn: m … Wiktionary
boggy — adj. Boggy is used with these nouns: ↑terrain … Collocations dictionary
boggy — bog|gy [ bɔgi ] adjective boggy ground is always very wet and soft … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
boggy — [[t]bɒ̱gi[/t]] ADJ GRADED Boggy land is very wet and muddy land … English dictionary