cloggy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

clog +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

cloggy ‎(comparative cloggier, superlative cloggiest)

  1. Tending to cause clogging.
    • 1837, Journal of Agriculture
      [] the land in many parts was naturally heavy, and even when the digging was proceeding, very cloggy.
    • 1899, Frederick George Jackson, A thousand days in the Arctic
      The snow was very cloggy, making the sledge and our ski run heavily.
  2. Somewhat clogged or impeded.
    a cloggy throat

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