Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Clogging or having power to clog; obstructive; adhesive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Clogging, or having power to clog.

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  • adjective Tending to cause clogging.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of soil) compact and fine-grained

Etymologies

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clog +‎ -y

Examples

  • I have the queer, faint, pit-water smell of it in my nostrils now as I write, and my fingers have subconscious memories of the soft, "cloggy" feel of the long-damp pages.

    The House on the Borderland: Introduction

  • Not that small ebookreaders with thick edges and cloggy external buttonskeyboard.

    Mag+ on Vimeo

  • I rock the tokyo cloggy birks and am having hang ups about wearing them bc they are, in fact, Birkenstocks.

    Fashion Victim | Her Bad Mother

  • A cloggy sensation of the lukewarm fat of meat is upon me (we dined an hour or two ago), and my head is as heavy as so much lead.

    David Copperfield

  • I have the queer, faint, pit-water smell of it in my nostrils now as I write, and my fingers have subconscious memories of the soft, “cloggy” feel of the long-damp pages.

    The House on the Borderland

  • I rock the tokyo cloggy birks and am having hang ups about wearing them bc they are, in fact, Birkenstocks.

    Fashion Victim

  • Mr. Verdi himself was wearing a vintage leather coat -- “This is something Huggy Bear would have worn” -- a purple Valentino T-shirt, Diesel jeans and cloggy chocolate Birkenstocks.

    It's Fashion Week...For Fellas

  • Mr. Verdi himself was wearing a vintage leather coat -- “This is something Huggy Bear would have worn” -- a purple Valentino T-shirt, Diesel jeans and cloggy chocolate Birkenstocks.

    It's Fashion Week...For Fellas

  • No vital movement of the people's has worked down, for good or evil; fermented, instead, carried up the heaving, cloggy mass.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 42, April, 1861

  • The ground should be completely inverted, but never do it in wet weather, as this will make the ground hard and cloggy.

    The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines

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