sopping

adjective
sop·​ping | \ ˈsä-piŋ How to pronounce sopping (audio) \

Definition of sopping

: wet through : soaking

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Examples of sopping in a Sentence

His clothes were sopping from the rain. my hair and clothes were absolutely sopping after the unexpected downpour
Recent Examples on the Web Portland has emerged from a weather system that made for a sopping-wet end to the workweek. oregonlive, "Portland metro Saturday weather: Partly sunny skies, high 44; rain returns Sunday," 12 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of sopping

1877, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sopping was in 1877

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“Sopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sopping. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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sopping

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of sopping

informal : completely or thoroughly wet

sopping

adjective
sop·​ping | \ ˈsä-piŋ \

Kids Definition of sopping

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

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