wringing wet

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of wringing wet

: very wet
  • His clothes were wringing wet from the rain.

Word by Word Definitions

wring play wringing
  1. : to squeeze or twist especially so as to make dry or to extract moisture or liquid

  2. : to extract or obtain by or as if by twisting and compressing

  3. : to twist so as to strain or sprain into a distorted shape

wet play
  1. : consisting of, containing, covered with, or soaked with liquid (such as water)

  2. : containing appreciable quantities of readily condensable hydrocarbons

  3. : rainy

  1. : water

  2. : rainy weather : rain

  3. : an advocate of a policy of permitting the sale of intoxicating liquors

  1. : to make wet

  2. : to urinate in or on

  3. : to become wet


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