Definition of "moist" []

  • Slightly wet; damp or humid. See Synonyms at wet. (adjective)
  • Filled with or characterized by moisture. (adjective)
  • Tearful. (adjective)
  • Slightly damp or wet (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Saturated with or suggestive of moisture (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "moist" in a sentence
  • "Keep them moist -- not wet and sodden, but _moist_ all the time."
  • "I also do not like the word moist, which is why you will never see any discussion of Duncan Hines products in this space."
  • "Late Night tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that he is appreciative of the word moist - for being the "worst word ever.""