Sloughy vs Miry - What's the difference?
Sloughy is a synonym of miry.
As adjectives the difference between sloughy and miry
is that sloughy
is marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland while miry
is relating to a mire; swampy, boggy.
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
Relating to a mire; swampy, boggy.
*1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , V.10:
*:Only these marishes and myrie bogs, / In which the fearefull ewftes do build their bowres, / Yeeld me an hostry mongst the croking frogs […].
* 1908 , (Kenneth Grahame), :
*:summer was long over, and cold and frost and miry ways kept them much indoors […].
* (like a mire) boggy, marshy, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloughy, swampy