(superl.) Filled with water; soft with moisture; sodden; soaked; wet; as, soggy land or timber.
(1) While none of the fears that have rattled markets are yet realised, the relentless focus on possible risks will likely see another soggy Asia-Pacific trading session.
(2) If you're on the lookout for gristle on a stick, or deep-fried nearly-meat and soggy chips, it's your lucky night.
(3) It has what Hab's design director, Isabel Allen, calls a "muddy, soggy landscape" which has the added benefit that it is fun for children to play in it.
(4) The record sheet rapidly dissolved into a soggy pulp of blood and chlorine.
(5) Unlike Mary, though, Birgitta is not obsessed with "soggy bottoms" but "dödbakade bottnar" ("deadbaked bottoms"), and I can't see Birgitta pulling off soignée Mary's Zara silk bomber.
(6) Frankly, there's too much 'can't do' sogginess around.
(7) We were turned back," said Umm Anis, a widow living in a soggy tent with her daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren.
(8) The women had no electricity and no roof – merely a soggy fabric tarpaulin stretched between two walls.
(9) 8.15pm BST Ruby doesn't know what to do with her un-soggy, practically perfect pie.
(10) Dance, who was flooded five years ago, said he was sorry for those going through the soggy misery he endured then.
(11) The cold winter, reasonably decent summer and good old-fashioned spring and autumn benefited many kinds of fauna that had suffered through previous mild wet winters and soggy summers.
(12) At a soggy, fraught Carrow Road Sunderland eased their way to victory over Norwich City that left the home team looking ominously deflated.
(13) "It's just that lacklustre industrial production data, the soggy July monthly services reading and mediocre retail sales have undermined faith in a super-strong outcome," Clarke said.
(14) Your country – your soggy, soggy country – needs you.
(15) Another surprise is the make-up of a group of yes campaigners out on a soggy night delivering leaflets round Barmulloch, another of the deprived areas of Glasgow's East End.
(16) Still, we could have done with a Jubilee-style cutaway to the sodden picnickers sitting on drenched rugs, clutching rain-diluted fizz as their bottoms, now unquestionably soggy, sank into the mud.
(17) Now, whenever I'm afraid of something, I just say, man, I'm not going to get soggy; I'm just going to go into it.
(18) A utumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years ago.
(19) The next day, our children's Christmas concert – always a soggy-necked display of intense love and pride – wasn't shared by my husband, and I felt sad and guilty to be there alone.
(20) The journey has caused the burger to steam into greyness, glueing itself to its soggy bun.The £32 steak appears, cowering in the corner of its container like a whipped puppy.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sop
(1) Worst of all they are a sop to those who think censorship is the answer to powerlessness.
(2) Scores of sopping-wet pedestrians have complained to police after being splashed when motorists drove through puddles, figures show.
(3) After addition of ouabain (1 microM) the after potentials, after contractions, and SOP and SOT amplitude were significantly increased.
(4) Intracellular killing (KI), superoxide anion-producing capacity (SOP), and myeloperoxidase (MPO) activity were measured in 22 patients with esophageal cancer, 27 with gastric cancer, and 13 age-matched controls.
(5) In the present study, we have shown by single afferent unit recording in the organs of Lorenzini that L-serine-O-phosphate (L-SOP) decreases the resting discharge frequency as well as electrically evoked responses.
(6) Immediately after resuscitation, the following data were obtained; arterial (a) pH 7.17, PaCO2 37.8 mmHg, aHCO3- 13.2 mEq.l-1, venous (v) pH 7.09, PvCO2 57.5 mmHg, vHCO3- 16.6 mEq.l-1, CSF (c) pH 7.27, PcCO2 41.4 mmHg, cHCO3- 18.6 mEq.l-1, serum osmotic pressure (SOP) 310 mOsm.kg-1, and serum lactate (SL) 24.8 mg.dl-1.
(7) In a sop to UK sensibilities, Germany suggested a slight postponement and slight adjustment of the new regime in what looked like giving Osborne an opportunity to save face.
(8) "This bill is a sop to Eurosceptics on the Tory backbenches rather than a serious policy for Europe," said shadow Europe minister, Wayne David.
(9) The insertion of sop+ from the F plasmid or parB+ from the R1 plasmid reduced the loss frequency by a factor of 10(3) for the pBR322 derivative and by at least a factor of 10(2) for the mini-R1 plasmid.
(10) The BBC sessions version of Hey is one of my favourite ever songs and to hear that, as the sun was trying to break through, almost made me forget the fact I'd lost my waterproof and was walking about sopping wet in a glorified bin-liner.
(11) The present results therefore indicate that the environmental contaminants, HPO and SOP, lack any potential for modification of mammary gland or colon carcinogenesis under the conditions of the investigation.
(12) The month-long review will act as a sop to France's Socialist government that wants to keep American hands off what it has described as one of its "industrial jewels".
(13) The intraocular pressure (IOP) was decreased by 14 mm Hg to 3.9 and 4.9 mm Hg after SOP and VOP, respectively.
(14) This would be a drop in the ocean, and do nothing to resolve the mountain of outstanding debt; but it might be enough of a sop to Hollande for him to be able to claim he's shifted the debate towards growth.
(15) Myelomatosis developed in 10 SOP and 2 EMP patients, and this development did not correlate with the presence or absence of an M-component at the time of diagnosis of plasmacytoma.
(16) The offer of a referendum “was a concession to party, a manoeuvre to access some of the Ukip vote, a sop to the rampant anti-Europe feeling of parts of the media.
(17) The second provision was a sop to unions, and as such was seen as a Democratic ask: a tax on group health care plans – which would fund a reinsurance program to protect against early strain on the system from potentially lots of sick people and no healthy people signing up – was to be delayed.
(18) Fisher worked during the height of the recovery, helping launch boats that were going out to sop up oil.
(19) Previous studies have identified a glycoprotein (sOP 92) that is secreted by sheep oviductal epithelium and subsequently becomes associated with developing embryos.
(20) This year, in fact, was an exception, when very late in the day and as a sop to commuters, George Osborne announced that the formula would be simply RPI, forcing the rail companies into hurried changes to their complicated fares tables.