What does the word boggy mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Swampy; miry.

Usage examples for boggy

  1. The boggy places were made firm by a covering of palm branches and leaves; and logs of wood were got ready in hot haste for the artillery. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  2. Vast boggy plains, bare rocky hillsides, with scarcely a house to be seen anywhere- only a ruin, now and then, marking the site of some ancient stronghold; and so, in the first dusk of the evening, we came to Athlone. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  3. Ned shot another buck, this time in a very boggy swamp. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock