Definition of Cloggy

1. Adjective. (used of soil) compact and fine-grained. "The clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"

Exact synonyms: Clayey, Heavy
Similar to: Compact



Definition of Cloggy

1. a. Clogging, or having power to clog.

Definition of Cloggy

1. Adjective. Tending to cause clogging. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cloggy

1. clogging or able to clog [adj -GIER, -GIEST] : CLOGGILY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloggy

clog
clog dance
clog dancer
clog dancing
clog up
clog wog
clogestone acetate
clogged
clogger
cloggers
cloggier
cloggiest
cloggily
clogginess
clogging
cloggy (current term)
clogs
clogs to clogs in three generations
clogwyn
clogwyns
cloison
cloisonn
cloisonne
cloisonnes
cloisons
cloister
cloisteral
cloistered
cloisterer
cloisterers

Literary usage of Cloggy

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1883)
"Ihe chalk is stated to have contained Hints, all but the last 10 ft. The bottom 15 ft. ot" the flinty chalk is described as blue and cloggy. ..."

2. Transactions by Johnson Society, Glasgow Archaeological Society (1868)
"... only two months previously, Mr. Thomas cloggy had been appointed by the latter body to the Mastership. The Burgh Record is as follows:— "8th November,. ..."

3. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"Modem Husbandman, ULi.. cloggy. Sticky (HaL). ' Our high cloggy cold situations, which used to bo called the alps of Hertfordshire, by the lato Dr. ..."

4. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"... let no music go afore your child to Church." Ben Jonson's Tale of a Tuli. Brand's Pop. Antiq. CLOG, To cloy, to satiate. cloggy, Heavy, fat, " shoe's a ..."

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