Definition of "quaggy" []

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

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  • Yielding, soft, or flabby (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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."