Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Saturated or sodden with moisture; soaked.
  • adjective Lacking spirit; dull.
  • adjective Humid; sultry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Soaked with water or moisture; thoroughly wet; damp and heavy: as, soggy land; soggy timber; soggy bread.

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

  • adjective Filled with water; soft with moisture; sodden; soaked; wet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Soaked with moisture or other liquid

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

  • adjective slow and apathetic
  • adjective (of soil) soft and watery
  • adjective having the consistency of dough because of insufficient leavening or improper cooking

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From dialectal sog, to be soaked (from Middle English soggon, soaked, probably of Scandinavian origin) or from dialectal sog, swamp.]

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