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

  • adjective Easily squashed.
  • adjective Overripe and soft; pulpy.
  • adjective Boggy; marshy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Soft and wet; miry; muddy; pulpy; mushy; watery.

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

  • adjective Easily squashed; soft.

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

  • adjective Easily squashed when pressed
  • adjective Resembling a bog or marsh underfoot

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

  • adjective easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility
  • adjective like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
  • adjective (of soil) soft and watery

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