Definition of watery
- a watery solution
- watery vesicles
- watery sunlight
- a watery soup
- watery diarrhea
- a watery writing style
The pollen caused her eyes to become watery.
The soup was watery and had no flavor.
the watery light of winter
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awash, bathed, bedraggled, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, logged, saturate, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, water-soaked, watered, waterlogged, wet;
: 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
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