waterlogged

play
adjective wa·ter·logged \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlȯgd, -ˌlägd, ˈwä-\

Definition of waterlogged

  1. 1 :  so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage waterlogged boats

  2. 2 :  saturated with water waterlogged soil

Examples of waterlogged in a Sentence

  1. The ground was completely waterlogged.

  2. waterlogged soil that caused the roots of the potted plant to rot

Recent Examples of waterlogged from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'waterlogged.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of waterlogged

1water + log to accumulate in the hold


WATERLOGGED Defined for English Language Learners

waterlogged

play
adjective

Definition of waterlogged for English Language Learners

  • : filled or soaked with water


WATERLOGGED Defined for Kids

waterlogged

play
adjective wa·ter·logged \ˈwȯ-tər-ˌlȯgd, ˈwä-, -ˌlägd\

Definition of waterlogged for Students

  1. :  so filled or soaked with water as to be heavy or hard to manage


Medical Dictionary

waterlogged

play
adjective wa·ter·logged \-ˌlägd\

Medical Definition of waterlogged

  1. :  edematous the scrotum and abdominal wall become waterlogged—R. L. Cecil & R. F. Loeb



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up waterlogged? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

lethargy or dullness

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!