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Spongy

Spongy Meaning & Definition
Spongy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Spongy?

[adj] like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed
[adj] resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility; "spongy bread"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Spongy: absorbent | absorptive | soft | spongelike | squashy | squishy

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Spongy In Webster's Dictionary

\Spon"gy\, a. 1. Soft, and full of cavities; of an open, loose, pliable texture; as, a spongy excrescence; spongy earth; spongy cake; spongy bones. 2. Wet; drenched; soaked and soft, like sponge; rainy. ``Spongy April.'' --Shak. 3. Having the quality of imbibing fluids, like a sponge. {Spongy lead} (Chem.), sponge lead. See under {Sponge}. {Spongy platinum}. See under {Platinum}.

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