sog·​gy | \ ˈsä-gē How to pronounce soggy (audio) , 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

Other Words from soggy

soggily \ ˈsä-​gə-​lē How to pronounce soggy (audio) , ˈsȯ-​ \ adverb
sogginess \ ˈsä-​gē-​nəs How to pronounce soggy (audio) , ˈsȯ-​ \ noun

Examples of soggy in a Sentence

The cereal got all soggy. spread the soggy papers out to dry
Recent Examples on the Web These tortilla baskets are made from palm straw, creating a beautiful design and great breathability to reduce steam build-up, which helps prevent soggy tortillas. Molly Allen, Good Housekeeping, 3 Aug. 2022 Most types of roses love water, but hate soggy roots. Benjamin Whitacre, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Aug. 2022 Days of rain have left those at Centennial coping with soggy living conditions, along with others living in unsanctioned camps scattered through the city’s green spaces. Emily Goodykoontz, Anchorage Daily News, 20 July 2022 Rainfall amounts of at least an inch will make for soggy camping and hiking conditions this weekend. oregonlive, 9 June 2022 The Wonderland Egg Hunt was held Saturday in Highland Park despite snow showers the day before that created somewhat soggy conditions for basket-toting youngsters. Karie Angell Luc,, 11 Apr. 2022 Universal acknowledged the soggy conditions for visitors on its social media accounts. Christian Martinez, Los Angeles Times, 28 Mar. 2022 That could mean soggy conditions for fans who visit Mercedes-Benz Stadium when the Falcons host the New Orleans Saints for their season finale Sunday afternoon. Matt Bruce, ajc, 8 Jan. 2022 Taylor even has a mastery of the little things like blitz pickups, which became key for the Colts in avoiding any turnovers in those soggy conditions on Sunday. Nate Atkins, The Indianapolis Star, 24 Nov. 2021 See More

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for soggy


sog·​gy | \ ˈsä-gē How to pronounce soggy (audio) , ˈsȯ- \
soggier; soggiest

Kids Definition of soggy

: heavy with water or moisture soggy ground

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