Sloughy vs Slouchy - What's the difference?

sloughy | slouchy |


As adjectives the difference between sloughy and slouchy

is that sloughy is marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland while slouchy is given to slouching.

sloughy

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland.
  • * 1724 , , The Drapier's Letters (1903 edition), Letter 7:
  • Neither should that odious custom be allowed, of cutting scraws, (as they call them) which is flaying off the green surface of the ground, to cover their cabins; or make up their ditches; sometimes in shallow soils, where all is gravel within a few inches; and sometimes in low ground, with a thin greensward, and sloughy underneath; which last turns all into bog, by this mismanagement.
  • * 1918 , , The Song of the Lark , part 1, ch. 1:
  • The Swedish Reform Church was in a sloughy , weedy district, near a group of factories.

    Synonyms

    * boggy, miry, mucky, swampy

    slouchy

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Given to slouching.
  • :His slouchy''' posture was mirrored by his '''slouchy performance at work.