What is another word for boggy?

632 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈɒɡi], [ bˈɒɡi], [ b_ˈɒ_ɡ_i]

Boggy is an adjective used to describe an area that is wet, muddy, and soft due to an excessive accumulation of water. But there are many other words in English that can be used as synonyms for boggy. For instance, swampy, marshy, waterlogged, and mucky are often used interchangeably with boggy. Other synonyms include sloughy, spongy, quaggy, and oozy. Each of these words conveys the same concept as boggy, which is an area that is water-soaked and soft. By using synonyms, you can add more variety and depth to your writing and prevent it from sounding repetitive.

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What are the opposite words for boggy?

The antonyms for the word "boggy" are dry, firm, solid, hard, and sturdy. These words indicate the opposite of boggy, which is a low-lying wet area of land that is soft and muddy. When describing terrain or soil, dry means lacking moisture, firm means resistant to pressure, solid means without holes or cracks, hard means impenetrable or difficult to move, and sturdy means strong and durable. These antonyms are useful in conveying the characteristics of a landscape, whether it is conducive for building structures or traversing. Antonyms offer a range of words that are vital in expressing different shades of meaning in everyday communication.

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Usage examples for Boggy

And a gun was brought into action from a Tank which had come up as far as an advanced blockhouse, in spite of the boggy ground.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs
Towards the open ground this marsh was covered with dwarf wood, having the semblance of a forest rather than of a swamp; but on trying the bottom, it was found that both characters were united, and that it was impossible for a man to make his way among the trees, so boggy was the soil upon which they grew.
"The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815"
G. R. Gleig
The Corporal had managed to pull up Billy, but the two ponies had shot past him, both the children crying out with delight, and while galloping on to catch them Billy had come down in a boggy place, and the corporal supposed that he himself must have been a bit stunned, for when he got up he found that he had let go of his rein and that Billy and everybody else had disappeared.
"The Drummer's Coat"
J. W. Fortescue

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