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meanings of bog


  1. Puffery, boastfulness.
  2. Alternative form of bug: a bugbear, monster, or terror.
  3. A little elevated spot or clump of earth, roots, and grass, in a marsh or swamp.
  4. An area of decayed vegetation (particularly sphagnum moss) which forms a wet spongy ground too soft for walking; a marsh or swamp.
  5. Confusion, difficulty, or any other thing or place that impedes progress in the manner of such areas.
  6. An act or instance of defecation.
  7. Initialism of boots on the ground.
  8. A place to defecate: originally specifically a latrine or outhouse but now used for any toilet.
  9. The acidic soil of such areas, principally composed of peat; marshland, swampland.


  1. To defecate, to void one's bowels.
  2. To cover or spray with excrement.
  3. To be prevented or impeded from making progress, to become stuck.
  4. To prevent or slow someone or something from making progress.
  5. To sink and stick in bogland.
  6. To provoke, to bug.
  7. To sink or submerge someone or something into bogland.
  8. To go away.
  9. To make a mess of something.


  1. Bold; boastful; proud.

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