Definition of waterlogged
1 : so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage waterlogged boats
2 : saturated with water waterlogged soil
Examples of waterlogged in a Sentence
The ground was completely waterlogged.
waterlogged soil that caused the roots of the potted plant to rot
Recent Examples of waterlogged from the Web
The weather has begun to clear, and many of the more than 100,000 people who evacuated over the weekend had returned home to begin clearing debris and mud from their waterlogged homes.
Many of the hundreds of thousands asked to evacuate over the weekend had returned home by Tuesday to begin clearing debris and mud from their waterlogged homes.
Fold in a waterlogged supernatural villain, then haphazardly sprinkle a daring heist, an execution escape and several nautical battles.
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Origin and Etymology of waterlogged
1water + log to accumulate in the hold
First Known Use: 1759See Words from the same year
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Definition of waterlogged for English Language Learners
: filled or soaked with water
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Definition of waterlogged for Students
: so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage
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