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spongy

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adjective \ˈspən-jē\

Simple Definition of spongy

  • : soft and full of holes or water : resembling a sponge

Full Definition of spongy

spong·i·erspong·i·est

  1. 1 :  resembling a sponge:a :  soft and full of cavities <spongy ice>b :  elastic, porous, and absorbent

  2. 2a :  not firm or solidb :  being in the form of a metallic sponge <spongy iron>

  3. 3 :  moist and soft like a sponge full of water <a spongy moor>

spong·i·ness noun

Examples of spongy

  1. <spongy moss covered the ground>

  2. <generously pour the brandy over the cake, which is so spongy that it will absorb most of the liquid>



14th Century

First Known Use of spongy

14th century

Rhymes with spongy


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spongy

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adjective \ˈspən-jē\

Medical Definition of spongy

spong·i·erspong·i·est

  1. :  resembling a sponge; especially :  full of cavities :  cancellous <spongy bone>

  2. spong·i·ness noun




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