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watery

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of watery

  1. 1 containing, covered with, or thoroughly penetrated by water the soft, watery earth of the marshland Synonyms of watery awash, bathed, bedraggled, doused (also dowsed), drenched, dripping, logged, saturate, saturated, soaked, soaking, sodden, soggy, sopping, soppy, soused, washed, watered, waterlogged, water-soaked, wetWords Related to watery deluged, drowned, flooded, inundated, overflowed; submerged, swamped; hydrated; dipped, dunked, splashed; aqueous; steeped; flushed, irrigated, laved, rinsed, sluiced; clammy, damp, dampish, dank, humid, moist, semimoist, wettish; boggy, miry, seepy, sloppy, squashyNear Antonyms of watery bone-dry, hyperarid, ultradry; waterproof, water-repellent, water-resistant, watertight; baked, dehydrated, freeze-dried; droughty, parched, sere (also sear), sunbaked, thirsty; wrungAntonyms of watery arid, dry, unwatered, waterless

  2. 2 having an overly soft liquid consistency watery oatmeal Synonyms of watery soupy, runnyWords Related to watery flowing, fluent, fluid, liquefied; dilute, diluted, thin, thinned, watered-down, weak, weakened; sloshy, slushy, soggy, waterlogged, wetNear Antonyms of watery ropy (also ropey), syrupy, viscid, viscous; creamy, heavy, thick, thickened, thickish; gelatinous, gluey, glutinous, gooey, gummy, sticky

  3. 3 not containing very much of some important element a watery lemonade Synonyms of watery dilute, diluted, thin, thinned, washy, weak, weakenedWords Related to watery adulterated, watered-downNear Antonyms of watery enriched, fortified; concentrated, condensed, evaporatedAntonyms of watery full-bodied, rich, strong

  4. 4 lacking in qualities that make for spirit and character political correctness has resulted in a lot of history books being written in very watery prose Synonyms of watery banal, flat, insipid, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, wishy-washyWords Related to watery unexciting, uninspiring, unrewarding; bland, boring, drab, dreary, dry, dull, heavy, humdrum, jading, leaden, lifeless, monotonous, pedestrian, ponderous, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, vapid, wearisome, weary, wearying; inane; innocuous, inoffensive; mild, soft, subdued, tame, weak; common, commonplace, ordinary, stale, unexceptionalNear Antonyms of watery piquant, poignant, pungent, racy, spicy; meaty, substantial; entertaining, exciting, galvanizing, inspiring, invigorating, thrilling



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