EpicentRx Word of the Week: Uliginous

Feb 5, 2024

“The definition of uliginous is as clear as mud.”

Uliginous adjective



: swampy, boggy, slimy, slippery

Example sentences:

“During a COPD exacerbation, smokers may cough up uliginous globs of mucus.”

“This lawyer is uliginous.

“That plant is only found in uliginous areas.”


See EpicentRx blog post entitled “A Blog About a Bog.”

About the Word:

From Latin uliginosus “swampy, moist, marshy”