swamp buggy


noun

an amphibious vehicle for use in and around swamps, typically having an automobile engine, four-wheel drive, large wheels with deep treads, and a raised chassis.

Nearby words

  1. swammerdam, jan,
  2. swamp,
  3. swamp andromeda,
  4. swamp azalea,
  5. swamp boat,
  6. swamp buttonwood,
  7. swamp cabbage,
  8. swamp cypress,
  9. swamp fever,
  10. swamp locust

Origin of swamp buggy

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45

Also called marsh buggy.

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British Dictionary definitions for swamp buggy

swamp buggy

noun

(esp in the US and Canada) a light aerofoil conveyance for use in regions with swamps, lakes, etc
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