soggy

adjective
sog·​gy | \ˈsä-gē, ˈsȯ-\
soggier; soggiest

Definition of soggy 

1 : saturated or heavy with water or moisture: such as

a : waterlogged, soaked a soggy lawn

b : heavy or doughy because of imperfect cooking soggy bread

2 : heavily dull : spiritless soggy prose

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Other Words from soggy

soggily \ˈsä-​gə-​lē, ˈsȯ-​ \ adverb
sogginess \ˈsä-​gē-​nəs, ˈsȯ-​ \ noun

Examples of soggy in a Sentence

The cereal got all soggy. spread the soggy papers out to dry

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The Duck gets a lot of topping on their pizzas without the crust becoming soggy. Debbi Snook, cleveland.com, "Cleveland's Fluffy Duck Cafe specializes in croissants, breads (photos, review)," 5 Apr. 2018 But auto industry analysts say the number of soggy vehicles will be far less than the roughly 700,000 damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida last year, largely because there are fewer people and cars along the Carolina coast. Fox News, "20-40K cars to be damaged by Florence's floods, report says," 19 Sep. 2018 Tommy Shive, the 2017 winner of the World Burger Championship, suggests placing lettuce on the bottom bun to keep it from getting soggy. Jim Shahin, charlotteobserver, "The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate," 6 July 2018 Tommy Shive, the 2017 winner of the World Burger Championship, suggests placing lettuce on the bottom bun to keep it from getting soggy. Jim Shahin, charlotteobserver, "The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate," 6 July 2018 Tommy Shive, the 2017 winner of the World Burger Championship, suggests placing lettuce on the bottom bun to keep it from getting soggy. Jim Shahin, chicagotribune.com, "The best way to grill a burger keeps it off the grate," 26 June 2018 The sinkhole could be blamed on a stretch of extremely soggy weather in Washington. Jessica Estepa, USA TODAY, "Yes, a sinkhole has opened up on the White House lawn," 22 May 2018 The soggy weather is being fueled by a low-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico. Stephen Ruiz, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlando weather: No surprise here, expect more rain today," 16 May 2018 That's good news after a week of soggy weather in the region has a few rivers in southeast Wisconsin experiencing minor flooding. Mike Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Pleasant weather in store for the next few days," 15 May 2018

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First Known Use of soggy

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for soggy

English dialect sog to soak

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soggy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of soggy

: heavy with water or moisture : completely wet and usually soft

soggy

adjective
sog·​gy | \ˈsä-gē, ˈsȯ-\
soggier; soggiest

Kids Definition of soggy

: heavy with water or moisture soggy ground

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