verb \-ˌlg, -ˌläg\

Definition of WATERLOG

transitive verb
:  to make waterlogged

Examples of WATERLOG

  1. <the wood was too waterlogged by the downpour to be used for a fire>

Origin of WATERLOG

back-formation from waterlogged
First Known Use: 1779


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