dripping/soaking/sopping wet

idiom

: very wet
His clothes were dripping/soaking/sopping wet.

Examples of dripping/soaking/sopping wet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A little water should squeeze out also, but the mix should not be sopping wet. Kenneth Setzer, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Our hands-on liquid testing revealed that the Dyper Bamboo diapers held up very well through the first two rounds of liquid pours, but by the third pour, the diaper’s interiors were definitely soaking wet. Chaunie Brusie, Rn, Parents, 10 Mar. 2024 The origins of reconstructive surgery After scrubbing his hands, Vercler returned to the operating room, his hands dripping wet. USA TODAY, 23 July 2023 Little Wilbur, a Boston terrier that weighs 19 pounds soaking wet, doesn’t look like an athlete. Brent Frazee, Kansas City Star, 31 Jan. 2024 No longer is a soaking wet towel and transfer paper your only option. Leah Dolan, CNN, 5 Feb. 2024 Last year, Julia Garner, Margot Robbie and Elizabeth Debicki anticipated the year of pink (well, Margot also made the year of pink happen by sheer force of will on the Barbie press tour), while Viola Davis got the hem of her dress soaking wet on the way in. Danielle Sinay, Glamour, 8 Jan. 2024 The girls once celebrated the end of summer here, diving into the cool water, their clothes dripping wet. Kamila Hrabchuk, Washington Post, 7 Jan. 2024 For a soaking wet pop star who has just been dragged through a shallow pool, Karol looks remarkably happy. Leila Cobo, Billboard, 7 Dec. 2023

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“Dripping/soaking/sopping wet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dripping%2Fsoaking%2Fsopping%20wet. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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