sweaty

adjective \ ˈswe-tē \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of sweaty

sweatier; sweatiest
1 : causing sweat
  • a sweaty day
  • sweaty work
2 : wet or stained with or smelling of sweat
  • sweaty socks

sweatily

play \ˈswe-tə-lē\ adverb

sweatiness

play \ˈswe-tē-nəs\ noun

Examples of sweaty in a Sentence

  1. a hot and sweaty afternoon

  2. We were hot and sweaty after playing basketball.

  3. My clothes are all sweaty from my workout.

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First Known Use of sweaty

14th century


SWEATY Defined for English Language Learners

sweaty

adjective

Definition of sweaty for English Language Learners

  • : causing you to sweat

  • : wet with sweat


SWEATY Defined for Kids

sweaty

adjective \ ˈswe-tē \

Definition of sweaty for Students

sweatier; sweatiest
: wet with, stained by, or smelling of sweat


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