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Pronunciation of Swamp: Learn how to pronounce Swamp in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word swamp:

noun
permanently waterlogged ground that is usually overgrown and sometimes partly forested Compare marsh
(as modifier) ⇒ swamp fever
verb
to drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
(nautical) to cause (a boat) to sink or fill with water or (of a boat) to sink or fill with water
to overburden or overwhelm or be overburdened or overwhelmed, as by excess work or great numbers ⇒ we have been swamped with applications
to sink or stick or cause to sink or stick in or as if in a swamp
(transitive) to render helpless
Derived Forms
ˈswampish adjective
ˈswampless adjective
ˈswampy adjective
Word Origin
C17: probably from Middle Dutch somp; compare Middle High German sumpf, Old Norse svöppr sponge, Greek somphos spongy