quagmire

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈkwɒɡ.maɪə(r)/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈkwæɡ.maɪər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: quag‧mire

Noun[change]

Singular
quagmire

Plural
quagmires

A road that has become a quagmire
  1. A soft and muddy or swampy area of ground.
  2. A difficult or confusing situation.