- containing or full of bogs: It was difficult walking through the boggy terrain.
- wet and spongy: The ground is boggy under foot.
Origin of boggy
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Examples from the Web for boggy
The ground around, which was boggy and treacherous, was held by the enemy.Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
Prouided, that the ground neither be boggy, nor the inundation be past 24.A New Orchard And Garden
Just then Kit came back with a hat of water from167 a boggy place.Pluck on the Long Trail
Edwin L. Sabin
Snape is a dialect word for boggy ground, and Wong means a meadow.The Romance of Names
The ground near this place is boggy, and animals should be watered with buckets.The Prairie Traveler
Word Origin and History for boggy
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