swamp buggy
noun Date: 1941 a vehicle designed to travel over swampy terrain; especially a four-wheel motor vehicle with oversize tires

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swamp buggy — ☆ swamp buggy n. 1. an automotive vehicle for traveling over swampy or muddy terrain, esp. one with very large tires and often amphibious 2. AIRBOAT …   English World dictionary

  • Swamp buggy — The Swamp Buggy is a vehicle used to traverse the vast, boggy swamps of the American South. Invented by Ed Frank[1], in Naples, Florida, the swamp buggy proved valuable during early development of the Everglades in the 1930s and 1940s. The… …   Wikipedia

  • swamp buggy — an amphibious vehicle for use in and around swamps, typically having an automobile engine, four wheel drive, large wheels with deep treads, and a raised chassis. Also called marsh buggy. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • swamp buggy — noun an amphibious vehicle typically having four wheel drive and a raised body • Syn: ↑marsh buggy • Hypernyms: ↑amphibian, ↑amphibious vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buggy — can refer to various types of cart:* a dune buggy or swamp buggy; * a kite buggy; * a red neck shopping cart (Southern American Lewis English); * a form of baby transport also called a pushchair or perambulator (British English), stroller… …   Wikipedia

  • swamp glider — noun see swamp buggy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swamp Thing (1991 TV series) — Infobox Television bgcolour = #339933 show name = Swamp Thing caption = format = Animated television series runtime = 30 minutes creator = developer = executive producer = Andy Heyward voices = Len Carlson Don Francks country = USA network = FOX… …   Wikipedia

  • buggy — I. adjective (buggier; est) Date: 1714 1. infested with bugs < a buggy swamp > 2. characterized by bugs; especially containing many bugs < a buggy software program > II. noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marsh buggy — noun an amphibious vehicle typically having four wheel drive and a raised body • Syn: ↑swamp buggy • Hypernyms: ↑amphibian, ↑amphibious vehicle * * * noun : a motor vehicle for use in swamp lands having wheels with wide treads or large rubber… …   Useful english dictionary

  • marsh buggy. — See swamp buggy. [1940 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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