Meaning of swampy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈswɒmpi/

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adjectiveadjective swampier, adjective swampiest

  • Characteristic of or resembling a swamp.

    ‘a swampy area’
    • ‘Like the Médoc in Bordeaux, the low-lying parts of the Maremma were swampy or marshy for much of their history with chronic problems of malaria.’
    • ‘I flew off and landed in a muddy heap in the swampy infield, while the bike sagged directly to the ground.’
    • ‘He settled on the swampy alluvial deposit of a muddy river with his minder.’
    • ‘Consisting of grassy islands, swampy stretches and mangrove-covered banks, the estuary was an incubator for aquatic life.’
    • ‘This stork is quite common in shallow waters and swampy areas.’
    marshy, boggy, fenny, miry
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