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souse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of souse

  1. a person who makes a habit of getting drunk an old souse who lumbered home with a full bottle of gin in him every night Synonyms alcoholic, alkie (or alky) [slang], boozehound, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunkard, inebriate, juicehead [slang], juicer [slang], lush, rummy, soak, soaker, sot, drunk, tippler, toper, tosspotRelated Words swigger, swiller; winoNear Antonyms abstainer, nondrinker, teetotaler (or teetotaller), teetotalist


souse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of souse

  1. 1 to make wet a passing car barreled through the puddle and soused us good Synonyms bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, wet, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downRelated Words asperse, bedew, damp, dampen, drizzle, humidify, hydrate, mist, moisten, moisturize, shower, sprinkle; deluge, flood, hose (down), inundate, overflow; submerge, swamp; splash; impregnate, saturate, steep; flush, irrigate, lave, rinse, slosh, sluice; dip, duck, dunk; rehydrate, rewash, rewetNear Antonyms dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, scorch, sear

  2. 2 to sink or push (something) briefly into or as if into a liquid repeatedly soused the tools in the tub to get the dirt off Synonyms douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, dip, sop, submerge, submerseRelated Words bathe, moisten, soak, steep, wet; drench, drown, flood; dive, plunge, thrust

  3. 3 to wet thoroughly with liquid firefighters soused the neighboring houses so that they wouldn't catch fire as well Synonyms drench, drown, impregnate, macerate, saturate, sodden, sop, soak, steepRelated Words waterlog, water-soak; marinate, seethe; presoak; dip, immerse, inundate, submerge, swamp; bathe, douse (also dowse), hydrate, swill, wash, water; infiltrate, penetrate, permeate; damp, dampen, humidify, moistenNear Antonyms dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, sear; drain, empty, void; dehumidifyAntonyms wring (out)


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