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sopping

adjective

Simple Definition of sopping

  • : completely or thoroughly wet

Full Definition of sopping

  1. :  wet through :  soaking

Examples of sopping

  1. His clothes were sopping from the rain.

  2. <my hair and clothes were absolutely sopping after the unexpected downpour>



1877

First Known Use of sopping

1877

Rhymes with sopping



SOPPING Defined for Kids

sopping

adjective sop·ping \ˈsä-piŋ\

Definition of sopping

  1. :  thoroughly wet <Her … jacket was sopping and she smelled like sewage. — Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief>




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