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3 definitions found
 for soggy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soggy \Sog"gy\, a. [Compar. Soggier; superl. Soggiest.] [Cf.
     Icel. s["o]ggr damp, wet, or E. soak.]
     Filled with water; soft with moisture; sodden; soaked; wet;
     as, soggy land or timber.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  soggy
      adj 1: (of soil) soft and watery; "the ground was boggy under
             foot"; "a marshy coastline"; "miry roads"; "wet mucky
             lowland"; "muddy barnyard"; "quaggy terrain"; "the
             sloughy edge of the pond"; "swampy bayous" [syn: boggy,
             marshy, miry, mucky, muddy, quaggy, sloppy,
             sloughy, soggy, squashy, swampy, waterlogged]
      2: having the consistency of dough because of insufficient
         leavening or improper cooking; "the cake fell; it's a doughy
         mess" [syn: doughy, soggy]
      3: slow and apathetic; "she was fat and inert"; "a sluggish
         worker"; "a mind grown torpid in old age" [syn: inert,
         sluggish, soggy, torpid]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "soggy":
     awash, bathed, deluged, dipped, drenched, dribbling, dripping,
     dripping wet, drowned, engulfed, flooded, immersed, inundated,
     macerated, mucky, muggy, oozing, overflowed, permeated, saturated,
     seeping, soaked, soaking, soaking wet, soaky, sodden, sopping,
     sopping wet, soppy, soused, steeped, sticky, submerged, submersed,
     sultry, swamped, waterlogged, watersoaked, weeping, weltering,
     whelmed, wringing wet
  
  

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