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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Like a porous substance in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed; Easily squashed.

Usage examples (36)
  • spongy bread
  • The interior of bitter melon is packed with large seeds suspended in spongy material.
  • Has anyone ever had an issue with baked eggs becoming "spongy"?
  • That roof can get very, very -- what we call kind of spongy because it's being impinged by the fire. for more
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