watery

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adjective wa·tery \ˈwȯ-tə-rē, ˈwä-\

Definition of watery

  1. 1a :  consisting of, filled with, or surrounded by waterb :  containing, sodden with, or yielding water or a thin liquid a watery solution watery vesicles

  2. 2a :  resembling water or watery matter especially in thin fluidity, soggy texture, paleness, or lack of savor watery sunlight a watery soup watery diarrheab :  exhibiting weakness and vapidity :  wishy-washy a watery writing style

waterily

play \ˈwȯ-tə-rə-lē, ˈwä-\ adverb

wateriness

play \ˈwȯ-tə-rē-nəs, ˈwä-\ noun

Examples of watery in a Sentence

  1. The pollen caused her eyes to become watery.

  2. The soup was watery and had no flavor.

  3. the watery light of winter

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of watery

before 12th century



WATERY Defined for English Language Learners

watery

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adjective wa·tery \ˈwȯ-tə-rē, ˈwä-\

Definition of watery for English Language Learners

  • : containing or filled with water or a similar liquid

  • of a liquid : very thin and similar to water in appearance, taste, etc.

  • : pale and seeming to have little substance


WATERY Defined for Kids

watery

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adjective wa·tery \ˈwȯ-tə-rē, ˈwä-\

Definition of watery for Students

  1. 1 :  full of or giving out liquid watery eyes

  2. 2 :  containing or giving out water or a thin liquid a watery mixture

  3. 3 :  like water especially in being thin, soggy, pale, or without flavor watery soup

  4. 4 :  lacking in strength or determination a watery smile


Medical Dictionary

watery

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adjective wa·tery \ˈwȯt-ə-rē, ˈwät-\

Medical Definition of watery

  1. 1:  consisting of or filled with water

  2. 2:  containing, sodden with, or yielding water or a thin liquid a watery solution watery stools



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