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