quaggy

[ kwag-ee, kwog-ee ]
/ ˈkwæg i, ˈkwɒg i /

adjective, quag·gi·er, quag·gi·est.

of the nature of or resembling a quagmire; marshy; boggy.
soft or flabby: quaggy flesh.

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Origin of quaggy

First recorded in 1600–10; quag + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM quaggy

quag·gi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for quaggy

quaggy
/ (ˈkwæɡɪ, ˈkwɒɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

resembling a marsh or quagmire; boggy
yielding, soft, or flabby

Derived forms of quaggy

quagginess, noun
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