Definition of awash
- a movie awash in sentimentality
The deck of the boat was almost awash.
the streets were awash from the heavy rains
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: flooded with or covered by water or another liquid
: floating in a large amount of water or another liquid
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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