Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Figuratively, slushy; mushy; sickening; as if made of sludge or refuse.
  • Consisting of sludge; miry; slushy.

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  • adjective Characteristic of sludge; slimy or mucky

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Examples

  • "Bloodsteel" is the kind of sludgy, jaw-droppingly terrible fantasy fare that's only good for two things: Giving "Kröd" more comedic fodder, and giving genre fans reasons to invent drinking games based on how many times wizards chant incantations or speak in riddles.

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  • Farnelli says that some residents had tap water that looked like unpasteurized apple cider with a kind of sludgy sediment on the bottom.

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  • "Bloodsteel" is the kind of sludgy, jaw-droppingly terrible fantasy fare that's only good for two things: Giving "Kröd" more comedic fodder, and giving genre fans reasons to invent drinking games based on how many times wizards chant incantations or speak in riddles.

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  • "Bloodsteel" is the kind of sludgy, jaw-droppingly terrible fantasy fare that's only good for two things: Giving "Kröd" more comedic fodder, and giving genre fans reasons to invent drinking games based on how many times wizards chant incantations or speak in riddles.

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  • Since the pipeline's proposed route crosses many of these habitats -- including the Platte River in Nebraska, one of the most important feeding and resting locations -- miles of these critical stopping points would be at risk of being fouled with sludgy, toxic tar-sands oil every day of the year.

    Leda Huta: Keystone Pipeline Could Push Endangered Whooping Crane Into Extinction

  • If you were to choose a route through which to move toxic, highly corrosive, sludgy crude oil, would you place it on the same narrow corridor used by one of the world's most endangered birds?

    Leda Huta: Keystone Pipeline Could Push Endangered Whooping Crane Into Extinction

  • The latter is a trip: 75% cacao, studded with nibs, sludgy-looking and packing a wallop.

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  • The latter is a trip: 75% cacao, studded with nibs, sludgy-looking and packing a wallop.

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  • Since the pipeline's proposed route crosses many of these habitats -- including the Platte River in Nebraska, one of the most important feeding and resting locations -- miles of these critical stopping points would be at risk of being fouled with sludgy, toxic tar-sands oil every day of the year.

    Leda Huta: Keystone Pipeline Could Push Endangered Whooping Crane Into Extinction

  • If you were to choose a route through which to move toxic, highly corrosive, sludgy crude oil, would you place it on the same narrow corridor used by one of the world's most endangered birds?

    Leda Huta: Keystone Pipeline Could Push Endangered Whooping Crane Into Extinction

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  • This is a great word to describe various ineptly prepared meals bilby. My sister-in-law specializes in sludgy cuisine.

    August 30, 2008

  • Oh dear.

    August 30, 2008

  • I learned sludgy from Sunday at my grandmother's. No other word to describe peas that have been boiled since when she arose at daybreak to their arrival on the plate at mid-day.

    August 30, 2008