Simple Definition of dew
: drops of water that form outside at night on grass, trees, etc.
Full Definition of dew
dewlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
Examples of dew in a sentence
The grass was wet with the morning dew.
Origin and Etymology of dew
Middle English, from Old English dēaw; akin to Old High German tou dew, Greek thein to run
First Known Use: before 12th century
Rhymes with dew
blue, boo, brew, chew, clew, clue, coo, coup, crew, cue, do, doux, due, ewe, few, flu, flue, fou, glue, gnu, goo, hew, hue, Jew, Koo, lieu, loo, mew, moo, moue, mu, new, nu, ooh, pew, phew, pooh, q, queue, roux, rue, screw, shoe, shoo, shrew, Sioux, skew, slew, slough, slue, smew, sou, sous, spew, sprue, stew, strew, sue, Sue, thew, through, to, too, true, two, u, view, whew, who, woo, xu, yew, you, zoo
Definition of DEW
distant early warning
DEW Defined for Kids
Definition of dew for Students
: moisture that collects on cool surfaces at night
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up dew? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).