adjective \ˈdü-ē also ˈdyü-\

: wet with dew or with something like dew


Full Definition of DEWY

:  moist with, affected by, or suggestive of dew <dewy grass>
:  innocent, unsophisticated <from a dewy bride to an ill-mannered, murderous courtesan — Melvin Gussow>
dew·i·ly \ˈdü-ə-lē, ˈdyü-\ adverb
dew·i·ness \ˈdü-ē-nəs, ˈdyü-\ noun

Examples of DEWY

  1. <another version of the story of the dewy small-town girl hoping to make it big on Broadway>

First Known Use of DEWY

before 12th century


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