Definitions for quagmireˈkwægˌmaɪər, ˈkwɒg-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quag•mireˈkwægˌmaɪər, ˈkwɒg-(n.)

  1. an area of miry or boggy ground whose surface yields under the tread; a bog.

  2. a situation from which extrication is very difficult.

Origin of quagmire:

1570–80

quag′mir′y(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mire, quagmire, quag, morass, slack(noun)

    a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

Wiktionary

  1. quagmire(Noun)

    A swampy, soggy area of ground.

    That quagmire regularly 'swallows' caught-up hikers' boots

  2. quagmire(Noun)

    A perilous, mixed up and troubled situation; a hopeless tangle; a predicament.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quagmire(noun)

    soft, wet, miry land, which shakes or yields under the feet

Freebase

  1. Quagmire

    Quagmire is a fictional character, owned by Marvel Comics who is a native of the universe of the Squadron Supreme. He first appeared in Squadron Supreme #4 in flashback, and fully in Squadron Supreme #5, and was created by Mark Gruenwald.

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