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bog - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'bog' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bog [ n.]
- A quagmire filled with decayed moss and other vegetable matter; wet spongy ground where a heavy body is apt to sink; a marsh; a morass.
- A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
2 . Bog [ v. t.]
- To sink, as into a bog; to submerge in a bog; to cause to sink and stick, as in mud and mire.

Meaning of 'bog' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bog [ v]
Meaning (1):
- get stuck while doing something
Example in sentence:
  • She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation
Meaning (2):
- cause to slow down or get stuck
Example in sentence:
  • The vote would bog down the house