bedew

verb

be·​dew bi-ˈdü How to pronounce bedew (audio)
-ˈdyü,
bē-
bedewed; bedewing; bedews

transitive verb

: to wet with or as if with dew

Examples of bedew in a Sentence

her forehead gently bedewed with perspiration

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bedew was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Bedew.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedew. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

bedew

verb
be·​dew bi-ˈd(y)ü How to pronounce bedew (audio)
: to wet with or as if with dew
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