1. [ noun ] (geography) wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation; has poorer drainage than a swamp; soil is unfit for cultivation but can be cut and dried and used for fuel
Synonyms: peat_bog
Related terms: wetland mire slough
2. [ verb ] cause to slow down or get stuck
Synonyms: bog_down

"The vote would bog down the house"

Related terms: slow
3. [ verb ] get stuck while doing something
Synonyms: bog_down

"She bogged down many times while she wrote her dissertation"

Related terms: break
Similar spelling:   bogy