Swampy vs Sloughy - What's the difference?

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Swampy is a synonym of sloughy.

As adjectives the difference between swampy and sloughy

is that swampy is describing land that is wet like a swamp while sloughy is marshy; having the characteristics of a wetland.




  • Describing land that is wet like a swamp.
  • See also

    * marshy




    (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.


    * boggy, miry, mucky, swampy