[kwag-ee, kwog-ee] /ˈkwæg i, ˈkwɒg i/
adjective, quaggier, quaggiest.
of the nature of or resembling a quagmire; marshy; boggy.
soft or flabby:
adjective -gier, -giest
resembling a marsh or quagmire; boggy
yielding, soft, or flabby
[kwag-mahyuh r, kwog-] /ˈkwægˌmaɪər, ˈkwɒg-/ noun 1. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog. 2. a situation from which extrication is very difficult: a quagmire of financial indebtedness. 3. anything soft or flabby. /ˈkwæɡˌmaɪə; ˈkwɒɡ-/ noun 1. a soft wet area of land that gives way under […]
[kwaw-hawg, -hog, kwoh-, koh-, kwuh-hawg, -hog] /ˈkwɔ hɔg, -hɒg, kwoʊ-, ˈkoʊ-, kwəˈhɔg, -ˈhɒg/ noun 1. an edible clam, Venus (Mercenaria) mercenaria, inhabiting waters along the Atlantic coast, having a relatively thick shell. /ˈkoʊˌhɒɡ/ noun 1. an edible clam, Venus (or Mercenaria) mercenaria, native to the Atlantic coast of North America, having a large heavy rounded […]
n. 1870, “public path beside a waterway,” from French quai (12c., see quay). Often short for Quai d’Orsay, the street on the south bank of the Seine in Paris, since mid-19c. site of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and hence sometimes used metonymically for it (1922).
[kweykh] /kweɪx/ noun 1. a Scottish drinking cup of the 17th and 18th centuries having a shallow bowl with two or three flat handles. /kwex; kweɪx/ noun (pl) quaichs, quaighs 1. (Scot) a small shallow drinking cup, usually with two handles