oozy

Part of speech:

Miry.

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Usage examples "oozy":

  1. Odo guessed at once that this was the hunting lodge where Cerveno had found his death; and as he stood looking out across the oozy secrets of the marsh, the fever seemed to hang on his steps. - "The Valley of Decision", Edith Wharton.
  2. The waters retired along channels scooped several fathoms deep in black mud, leaving our vessel aground six or seven feet below the top of the bank, and soon afterwards there was no water to be seen; as far as the eye could reach, all was a glistening oozy mud, except the bleak level surfaces of the islands, on which neither shrub nor tree grew. - "Himalayan Journals V2.", J. D. Hooker.
  3. Pee- wee, at least, had his appetite to console him, but she had no relish for the stale lemonade and melting, oozy taffy which stood pathetically on the counter each night. - "Pee-wee Harris", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.