what is difference between boggy and soggy
From bog + -y.
boggy (comparative boggier, superlative boggiest)
- Having the qualities of a bog; i.e. dank, squishy, muddy, and full of water and rotting vegetation.
- Synonyms: marshy, swampy; see also Thesaurus:marshy
- 1860, Oliver Wendell Holmes, The professor at the breakfast-table: with the story of Iris
- Offer a bulky and boggy bun to the suspected individual just ten minutes before dinner. If this is eagerly accepted and devoured, the fact of youth is established.
- 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 4, 
- But the might-have-been is but boggy ground to build on.
From sog + -y.
- IPA(key): /ˈsɒɡi/
- Rhymes: -ɒɡi
soggy (comparative soggier, superlative soggiest)
- Soaked with moisture or other liquid.
- drenched, saturated, sodden; see also Thesaurus:wet
- soggy biscuit
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