Synsets for "spongy"

Synset: spongy.s.01

Synonyms: spongy

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility

Examples: spongy bread

Lemmas: spongy squashy squishy spongelike

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Synset: spongy.s.02

Synonyms: spongy

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE SATELLITE

Definition: like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed

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Lemmas: spongy spongelike

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