Examples of sopping in a Sentence
His clothes were sopping from the rain.
my hair and clothes were absolutely sopping after the unexpected downpour
First Known Use of sopping
Synonymsawash, bathed, bedraggled, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, logged, saturate, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, wet, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, water-soaked, watery
Antonymsarid, dry, unwatered, waterless
Related Wordsdeluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydrated; dipped, dunked, splashed; aqueous; steeped; flushed, irrigated, laved, rinsed, sluiced; clammy, damp, dampish, dank, humid, moist, semimoist, wettish; boggy, miry, seepy, sloppy, squashy
Near Antonymsbone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; waterproof, water-repellent, water-resistant, watertight; baked, dehydrated, freeze-dried; droughty, parched, sere (also sear), sunbaked, thirsty; wrung
SOPPING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sopping for English Language Learners
: completely or thoroughly wet
SOPPING Defined for Kids
Definition of sopping for Students
- Her … jacket was sopping and she smelled like sewage.
- —Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
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