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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Nautical Heavy and sluggish in the water because of flooding, as in the hold: a waterlogged ship.
  • adj. Soaked or saturated with water: waterlogged fields; waterlogged docking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. soaked with water
  • adj. in danger of sinking because of excess water onboard


water + logged, past participle of log1, to accumulate (water) in a ship.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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