[ sog-ee ]
/ ˈsɒg i /

adjective, sog·gi·er, sog·gi·est.

soaked; thoroughly wet; sodden.
damp and heavy, as poorly baked bread.
spiritless, heavy, dull, or stupid: a soggy novel.

Origin of soggy

1590–1600; dial. sog bog + -y1; compare Norwegian (dial.) soggjast to get soaked


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British Dictionary definitions for soggy

/ (ˈsɒɡɪ) /

adjective -gier or -giest

soaked with liquid
(of bread, pastry, etc) moist and heavy
informal lacking in spirit or positiveness

Derived forms of soggy

soggily, adverbsogginess, noun

Word Origin for soggy

C18: probably from dialect sog marsh, of obscure origin
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