quaggy

[kwag-ee, kwog-ee]

adjective, quag·gi·er, quag·gi·est.

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

Nearby words

  1. quaestor,
  2. quaestorial,
  3. quaff,
  4. quag,
  5. quagga,
  6. quagmire,
  7. quahog,
  8. quai,
  9. quai d'orsay,
  10. quaich

Origin of quaggy

First recorded in 1600–10; quag + -y1

Related formsquag·gi·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for quaggy

quaggy

adjective -gier or -giest

resembling a marsh or quagmire; boggy
yielding, soft, or flabby
Derived Formsquagginess, noun

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