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Definition of "sopping" []

  • Thoroughly soaked; drenched. (adjective)
  • Extremely; very: sopping wet. (adverb)

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.

Use "sopping" in a sentence
  • "Matter of fact, the kiddo was outside with her yesterday and they both came in sopping wet -- he had a super soaker and would aim it near the dog who would in turn chase the stream trying to catch the water. jhofker"
  • "A few small plants obtained from the florist and kept where they do not get a direct glare of light, watered frequently enough so that the soil is always moist (but never "sopping"), and plenty of fresh air in bright weather, will rapidly make fine plants."
  • "Drew Dernavich: When most people talk about "sopping" gravy they use the term casually, unaware that it is a highly technical maneuver for eating food."