Definition of Bog

1. Noun. Wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel.

Exact synonyms: Peat Bog
Specialized synonyms: Mire, Morass, Quag, Quagmire, Slack, Slough
Generic synonyms: Wetland
Derivative terms: Boggy



2. Verb. Cause to slow down or get stuck. "The vote would bog down the house"
Exact synonyms: Bog Down
Generic synonyms: Slow, Slow Down, Slow Up

3. Verb. Get stuck while doing something. "She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"
Exact synonyms: Bog Down
Generic synonyms: Break, Break Off, Discontinue, Stop

Definition of Bog

1. n. A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass.

2. v. t. To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire.

Definition of Bog

1. Noun. An expanse of marshland. ¹

2. Noun. (Ireland British New Zealand coarse slang) A toilet. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive informal) To become (figuratively or literally) mired or stuck. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive British informal) To make a mess of something. ¹

5. Verb. (euphemistic slang British with "off") To go away. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bog

1. to impede [v BOGGED, BOGGING, BOGS] - See also: impede

Medical Definition of Bog

1. A quagmire covered with grass or other plants, wet, spongy ground, a small marsh, plant community on wet, very acid peat. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bog

boets
boeuf
boeuf Bourguignonne
boeuf fondu bourguignon
boffed
boffin
boffinry
boffins
boffo
boffola
boffolas
boffos
boffs
bog (current term)
bog-orchid
bog-standard
bog asphodel
bog aster
bog bilberries
bog bilberry
bog brush
bog candles
bog down
bog hemp
bog in
bog iron
bog iron ore
bog kalmia

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