quagmiry

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quagmire +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

quagmiry (comparative more quagmiry, superlative most quagmiry)

  1. Like a quagmire.
    • 1873, Henry Morton Stanley, My Kalulu, Prince, King, and Slave
      The quagmiry road, trodden into tenacious paste by the long file of human beings ahead []
    • 1965, James Anson Graham, B A Phythian, Manchester Grammar School, 1515-1965
      [] Saturday morning volunteers doing rather ineffectual levelling work on the very quagmiry site []