Synonyms for (adjective) spongy

Synonyms: spongelike, spongy

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

Similar words: absorbent, absorptive

Definition: having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.)

Usage: as absorbent as a sponge


Synonyms: spongelike, spongy, squashy, squishy

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

Usage: spongy bread

Similar words: soft

Definition: yielding readily to pressure or weight