Definition of Soggy

1. Adjective. (of soil) soft and watery. "Swampy bayous"




2. Adjective. Having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking. "The cake fell; it's a doughy mess"
Exact synonyms: Doughy
Similar to: Heavy
Derivative terms: Dough, Sogginess

3. Adjective. Slow and apathetic. "A mind grown torpid in old age"
Exact synonyms: Inert, Sluggish, Torpid
Similar to: Inactive
Derivative terms: Inertness, Sluggishness, Torpidity, Torpidness

Definition of Soggy

1. a. Filled with water; soft with moisture; sodden; soaked; wet; as, soggy land or timber.

Definition of Soggy

1. Adjective. Soaked with moisture or other liquid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Soggy

1. heavy with moisture [adj -GIER, -GIEST] : SOGGILY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Soggy

softwood
softwoods
softy
sog
sogdianite
soger
sogers
sogged
soggier
soggiest
soggily
sogginess
sogginesses
sogging
soggings
soggy (current term)
sogs
soh
sohcahtoa
sohs
soi-disant
soigne
soignee
soigneur
soigneurs
soil bank
soil biochemistry
soil chemistry

Literary usage of Soggy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... Macaroni—Radishes with Rice— When Pies Overflow—To Prevent soggy Crust—Do Not Use Melted Butter in Cake —To Prevent Hasty Browning—Frying Doughnuts—To ..."

2. A "Y" Girl in France: Letters of Katherine Shortall by Katherine Shortall (1919)
"Shoes were shapeless and soggy. Every one seemed hopeless rather than actively sorrowful. And in the keen, blonde faces of the men one sees about Whitehall, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"2. Imbibing, drinking. Soaky, a. soggy, steeped, socky, saturated, Snot), n. Upstart, mushroom, pretender to gentility, pretentious fellow, parvenu. ..."

4. A History of Oklahoma by Joseph Bradfield Thoburn, Isaac Mason Holcomb (1908)
""soggy," who was very progressive though he could speak but little English and ... The other delegates from the Five Tribes looked at "soggy" in amazement, ..."

5. Science Experiments for Young Learnersby Jill Norris by Jill Norris (2000)
"Cover the scraps with 2" to 3" of soggy newspaper strips. 9. ... Feed your worms again and cover them with a new layer of soggy newspaper strips. ..."

6. Lessons in Cookery by Frances Elizabeth Stewart (1918)
"A properly cooked potato is of good flavor, and dry and mealy, not soggy. 2. Cook the potatoes with the cover of saucepan drawn to one side; ..."

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