dripping/soaking/sopping wet

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of dripping/soaking/sopping wet

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

Word by Word Definitions

dripping play
  1. : fat and juices drawn from meat during cooking

soak play soaking
  1. : to lie immersed in liquid (such as water) : become saturated by or as if by immersion

  2. : to enter or pass through something by or as if by pores or interstices : permeate

  3. : to penetrate or affect the mind or feelings

  1. : the act or process of soaking : the state of being soaked

  2. : the liquid in which something is soaked

  3. : drunkard

sopping play
  1. : wet through : soaking

wet play
  1. : consisting of, containing, covered with, or soaked with liquid (such as water)

  2. : containing appreciable quantities of readily condensable hydrocarbons

  3. : rainy

  1. : water

  2. : rainy weather : rain

  3. : an advocate of a policy of permitting the sale of intoxicating liquors

  1. : to make wet

  2. : to urinate in or on

  3. : to become wet


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