soggy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj soggy slow and apathetic "she was fat and inert","a sluggish worker","a mind grown torpid in old age"
    • adj soggy having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking; it's a doughy mess" "the cake fell"
    • adj soggy (of soil) soft and watery "the ground was boggy under foot","a marshy coastline","miry roads","wet mucky lowland","muddy barnyard","quaggy terrain","the sloughy edge of the pond","swampy bayous"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: "Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo
    • a Soggy Filled with water; soft with moisture; sodden; soaked; wet; as, soggy land or timber.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first ring donuts were produced in 1847 by a 15 year old baker's apprentice, Hanson Gregory, who knocked the soggy center out of a fried doughnut.
    • soggy Soaked with water or moisture; thoroughly wet; damp and heavy: as, soggy land; soggy timber; soggy bread.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Soggy sog′i soaked with water
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Icel. söggr, damp, wet, or E. soak,

Usage

In literature:

It's a soggy, unexcitin' yarn, most of it.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
He loosened his collar and futilely mopped at his neck with the soggy handkerchief, then irritably flung it to the floor.
"Faithfully Yours" by Lou Tabakow
Look slightly soggy, but not disagreeable.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
There were about fifty students who weren't as soggy with grief as they should have been by Monday night.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
It was soggy and faded.
"Hunters Out of Space" by Joseph Everidge Kelleam
The land was low and soggy.
"Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865" by Carlton McCarthy
Once we stripped our soggy clothes off to swim a river that faced us.
"The Escape of a Princess Pat" by George Pearson
The soggy turf that led from the road into the door-yard of the farm-house was deeply and freshly indented.
"Young Hilda at the Wars" by Arthur Gleason
On the wet, soggy ground he alighted with scarcely a sound.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
In the latter case do not cook until it becomes soggy.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
Select them of uniform size, wash and scrub well, cut a thin slice from each end to prevent their being soggy.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
Presently the trail became soggy and he had to help his horse.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
Even if they'd been dry, they must have looked bad enough; but in the soggy state they was the limit.
"Odd Numbers" by Sewell Ford
The undercrust will not be soggy.
"Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking" by Unknown
He was unhurt, but he moved with shuffling steps, much like a tavern-loafer soggy from rum.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
Under his soggy, sun-tanned skin a pallor made his visage sickly grey.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
Sobby wood means soggy or sodden, and the verb is to sob.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
If you get wet you'll be soggy and can't walk.
"The Patchwork Girl of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
Those he had wrapped around his hands lay in the mud at his feet, soggy masses of pulp.
"Under Boy Scout Colors" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
Shoes were shapeless and soggy.
"A "Y Girl in France" by Katherine Shortall
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In news:

He was a native of Brewton, and a member of the Soggy Bottom Hunting Club.
After a soggy Sunday, Monday is shining bright.
After years of struggling with soggy fruit crumbles , I stumbled upon a clever method while testing a chef's recipe (huh, imagine that?).
Bay to Bay Captures Soggy Nassau at Woodbine.
The term "mudroom" often conjures up an image of a filthy floor strewn with debris, soggy sneakers and sports equipment caked with dirt.
The steam given off by warm cookies will make them soggy.
To play up the nostalgic plate memory of the maple syrup touching the now soggy bacon and.
A sunny run turned into a soggy walk for many people along the Centennial Trail.
Help Pedro collect the now-soggy mail from the creatures of the deep.
What I should tell you is what won't get me sued, even if it means you get soggy pickles .
Plants that did well all winter indoors suddenly are suffering from soggy soil, oxygen deprivatio...
All this rain made for soggy conditions, especially in farmers' fields.
Removing Soggy Drywall in 8 Not-So-Easy Steps.
Expect a soggy Thanksgiving and a side of rain on the day before the holiday, as a series of systems batters Western Washington.
Soggy Dry Lake, California Photo Tour by Frank Rodrigue Gateway to the Johnson Valley Off Highway Recreation Area.
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