Synonyms of 'spongy'
porousDictionary, light, absorbent
The earth was spongy from rain.
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Absorbent material soaks up liquid easily.
The towels are highly absorbent.
Something that is elastic is able to stretch easily and then return to its original size and shape.
Work the dough until it is slightly elastic.
Thesaurus for spongy from the Collins English Thesaurus
Something that is spongy is soft and can be pressed in, like a sponge.