sopping

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adjective sop·ping \ ˈsä-piŋ \

Definition of sopping

:wet through :soaking

Examples of sopping in a Sentence

  1. His clothes were sopping from the rain.

  2. my hair and clothes were absolutely sopping after the unexpected downpour

First Known Use of sopping

1877



SOPPING Defined for English Language Learners

sopping

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adjective

Definition of sopping for English Language Learners

  • : completely or thoroughly wet


SOPPING Defined for Kids

sopping

adjective sop·ping \ ˈsä-piŋ \

Definition of sopping for Students

:thoroughly wet
  • Her … jacket was sopping and she smelled like sewage.
  • —Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief


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