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Definition of "quaggy" [quag•gy]

  • Resembling a marsh; soggy. (adjective)
  • Soft and flabby. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quaggy" in a sentence
  • "And I love finding new ones, like the one I discovered last week via Wordsmith: quaggy (KWAG-ee) adjective Marshy; flabby; spongy."
  • "Allfou and the rest of incurables and the last of immurables, the quaggy waag for stumbling."
  • "The path itself, or rather the portion of more solid ground on which the travellers half walked, half waded, was rough, broken, and in many places quaggy and unsound."