bog

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
bog

Plural
bogs

A bog in spring
  1. A bog is large wet area with many plants.
    The frog jumped away into the bog.

Synonyms[change]


Verb[change]

Plain form
bog

Third-person singular
bogs

Past tense
bogged

Past participle
bogged

Present participle
bogging

  1. (intransitive); (informal) To become bogged is to become slowed down or stuck.
    Too many people on the bus made it bog down and then stop.
  2. (transitive); (British); (informal) To bog something is to make a mess of it.
    Why did you have to bog this whole thing up!?

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