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Meaning of SPONGY

Pronunciation:  'spunjee

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

SPONGY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: absorbent, absorptive, soft, spongelike, squashy, squishy



Webster's 1913 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}.