Boggy vs Sloughy - What's the difference?
Boggy is a synonym of sloughy.
As adjectives the difference between boggy and sloughy
is that boggy
is having the qualities of a bog
; ie dank, squishy, muddy, and full of water and rotting vegetation while sloughy
is marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland.
Having the qualities of a bog ; i.e. dank, squishy, muddy, and full of water and rotting vegetation.
- The edge of the woods led out onto a noisome, boggy fen, a paradise for mosquitos and small frogs.
* (having the qualities of a bog) marshy, swampy
Marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland.
* 1724 , , The Drapier's Letters (1903 edition), Letter 7:
* 1918 , , The Song of the Lark , part 1, ch. 1:
- 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.
- The Swedish Reform Church was in a sloughy , weedy district, near a group of factories.
* boggy, miry, mucky, swampy