Definition of sweaty
- a sweaty day
- sweaty work
- sweaty socks
a hot and sweaty afternoon
We were hot and sweaty after playing basketball.
My clothes are all sweaty from my workout.
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arduous, Augean, backbreaking, challenging, demanding, difficult, effortful, exacting, formidable, grueling (or gruelling), hard, heavy, herculean, killer, laborious, moiling, murderous, rigorous, rough, rugged, severe, stiff, strenuous, tall, testing, toilsome, tough, uphill;
abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, elusive, hairy, insoluble, intricate, involved, knotty, opaque, problematic (also problematical), recondite, serious, spiny, stubborn, thorny, ticklish, tricky;
: causing you to sweat
: wet with sweat
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