Definition of spongy
- spongy ice
- spongy iron
- a spongy moor
spongy moss covered the ground
generously pour the brandy over the cake, which is so spongy that it will absorb most of the liquid
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: soft and full of holes or water : resembling a sponge
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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