1. low land that is seasonally flooded; has more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog
Similar word(s): swampland
2. a situation fraught with difficulties and imponderables
- he was trapped in a medical swamp
1. drench or submerge or be drenched or submerged
- The tsunami swamped every boat in the harbor
Similar word(s): drench
2. fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
3. to overwhelm; to make too busy, or overrun the capacity of.
Sentences with swamp as a verb:
- The boat was swamped in the storm.
- I have been swamped with paperwork ever since they started using the new system.