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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 of souse alcoholic, alkie (or alky) [slang], boozehound, boozer, dipsomaniac, drinker, drunkard, inebriate, juicehead [slang], juicer [slang], lush, rummy, soak, soaker, sot, drunk, tippler, toper, tosspotWords Related to souse swigger, swiller; winoNear Antonyms of souse 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 of souse bathe, bedraggle, douse (also dowse), drench, drown, soak, sodden, sop, wet, wash, water, waterlog, water-soak, wet downWords Related to souse 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 of souse dewater, evaporate, freeze-dry; drip-dry, wring; dehumidifyAntonyms of souse 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 of souse douse (also dowse), duck, dunk, immerse, dip, sop, submerge, submerseWords Related to souse 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 of souse drench, drown, impregnate, macerate, saturate, sodden, sop, soak, steepWords Related to souse 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 of souse dehydrate, desiccate, dry, parch, sear; drain, empty, void; dehumidifyAntonyms of souse wring (out)


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